Tuesday, 29 November 2011

The Hare and The Tortoise - Page 1

(Text translated by George Fyler Townsend)

A Hare one day ridiculed the short feet and slow pace of the Tortoise, who replied, laughing: "Though you be swift as the wind, I will beat you in a race." The Hare, believing her assertion to be simply impossible, assented to the proposal; and they agreed that the Fox should choose the course and fix the goal.

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