But oft to certain ruin leads.
Dogs in a stream a carcass saw:
Thinking the water off to draw,
To lap it up the idiots tried:
In the attempt they burst and died.
Source: Boothby - Phaedrus 1.19.
Click here for a SLIDESHOW of all the Billinghurst images. You can see the dead donkey here whose hide has aroused the dogs' appetites!