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Fable Aesop
The Camel
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When Man first saw the Camel, he was so frightened at his vast
size that he ran away. After a time, perceiving the meekness
and gentleness of the beast's temper, he summoned courage
enough to approach him. Soon afterwards, observing that he was
an animal altogether deficient in spirit, he assumed such boldness
as to put a bridle in his mouth, and to let a child drive him.

Use serves to overcome dread.

(Translated by George Fyler Townsend, 1814-1900)

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