Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Crane: The Hart and The Vine

The Hart by the hunters pursued,
Safely hid in a Vine, till he chewed
The sweet tender green,
And, through shaking leaves seen,
He was slain by his ingratitude.


Source: W. J. Linton's fables in verse, with illustrations by Walter Crane: Fable 26.
Cervus et Vitis

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