Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Crane: The Miser and His Gold

He buried his Gold in a hole.
One saw, and the treasure he stole.
Said another, "What matter?
Don't raise such a clatter,
You can still go and sit by the hole."


Source: W. J. Linton's fables in verse, with illustrations by Walter Crane: Fable 20.
Avarus et Aurum Eius; Ova Aurea

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