The Fables of Aesop Volume 2

The Fables of Aesop Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... me take a lambe / And whanne I ihalle haue hit I ihalle renne awey/ and whanne thow ihalt fee me renne / make thenne thenne femblant to renne after me / and lete thy felf falle faynynge that thow canft not ouertake me / for lack and fawte of mete / whiche maketh the fo feble/ And thus whanne the iheepherd ihalle fee that thow mayft not haue the lambe fro me by caufe of the grete feblenefle and debylyte of thy lene body / he ihell telle to thy lord that thow myghteft not focoure the lambe/ by caufe that thow arte fo fore ahongryd/ and by this means thow ihalt haue mete thy bely ful / The dogge thenne acorded this with the wulf/ and eche of them made and dyde as aboue is fayd / And whane the iheep herd fawe the dogge falle / fuposed wel / that honger was a caufe of it Forthe whiche caufe whanne one of the iheep herdes came home he told hit to his mayfter / And whan the mayfter vnderftood hit / he fayd as a man wroth for ihame/ I wylle that fro hensforthon he haue breed ynough/ And thenne euery daye the fayd dogge hadde foppes of brede / and of drye breed he hadde ynough / Thenne the dogge toke ftrengthe / and vygour ageyne / It happed within a lytyl whyle after / that the wulf came ageyne to the dogge / and fayd to hym / I perceyue wel / that I gaf to the good counceylle / And the dogge fayd to the wulf/ My broder thow fayft foothe / wherfore I thanke the moche/ For of hit I hadde grete nede/ And And thenne the wulf iayd to hym / yf thow wylt I ihall gyue to the yet better counceylle / And the dogge anfuerd hym with ryght a good wylle I ihalle here hit / And yf hit be good I ihalle do after hit / Thenne fayd the wulf to hym Lete me take yet another lambe/ and doo thy dylygence...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236983785
  • 9781236983787