Thursday, December 23, 2010

Boothby: The Famished Dogs

Folly not only ne'er succeeds,
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.
Canes et Corium

Click here for a SLIDESHOW of all the Billinghurst images. You can see the dead donkey here whose hide has aroused the dogs' appetites!

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