Wednesday, September 8, 2010

L'Estrange: Two Frogs that Wanted Water

Upon the drying of a Lake, two Frogs were forc’d to quit, and to seek for Water elsewhere. As they were upon the Search, they discover’d a very deep Well. Come, (says one to t’other) let us e’en go down here, without looking any further. You say well, says her Companion; but what if the Water should fail us here too? How shall we get out again?

‘Tis good Advice to look before we leap.

Source: L'Estrange 142.
Ranae Duae et Puteus

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