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Fable Aesop
The Master And His Dogs
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A Certain Man, detained by a storm in his country house, first of all
killed his sheep, and then his goats, for the maintenance of his
household. The storm still continuing, he was obliged to slaughter
his yoke oxen for food. On seeing this, his Dogs took counsel together,
and said, "It is time for us to be off, for if the master spare not his
oxen, who work for his gain, how can we expect him to spare us?"

He is not to be trusted as a friend who mistreats his own family.

(Translated by George Fyler Townsend, 1814-1900)
 

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