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Fable Aesop
The Ass And The Horse
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An Ass besought a Horse to spare him a small portion of his feed.
"Yes," said the Horse; "if any remains out of what I am now eating
I will give it you for the sake of my own superior dignity, and if you
will come when I reach my own stall in the evening, I will give you
a little sack full of barley."

The Ass replied, "Thank you. But I can't think that you, who refuse
me a little matter now, will by and by confer on me a greater benefit."

(Translated by George Fyler Townsend, 1814-1900)
Read by: Stephen Suen

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