Thursday, October 28, 2010

Crane: The Hare and The Tortoise

'Twas a race between Tortoise and hare,
Puss was sure she's so much time to spare,
That she lay down to sleep,
And let old Thick-shell creep
To the winning post first! You may stare.


Source: W. J. Linton's fables in verse, with illustrations by Walter Crane: Fable 53.
Lepus et Testudo; Lepores et Ranae

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