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Fable Aesop
The Hen And The Swallow
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A Hen finding the eggs of a viper and carefully keeping them warm,
nourished them into life. A Swallow, observing what she had done,
said, "You silly creature! why have you hatched these vipers which,
when they shall have grown, will inflict injury on all, beginning with

(Translated by George Fyler Townsend, 1814-1900)

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