Thursday, October 28, 2010

Crane: The Hen and The Fox

The Hen roosted high on her perch;
Hungry Fox down below, on the search,
Coaxed her hard to descend
She replied, "Most dear friend!
I feel more secure on my perch."


Source: W. J. Linton's fables in verse, with illustrations by Walter Crane: Fable 51.
Feles et Gallus; Feles et Vulpes

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