Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Boothby: The Bull and the Calf

A Bull within a narrow lane,
Striving his way by force to gain,
A Calf would teach him how to turn.
"Fool, I knew that e'er thou wert born,"
The Bull replied. Let this suffice,
Who wiser than themselves advise.

Source: Boothby - Phaedrus 5.9.

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