Aesop's Fables by Charles Robinson

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Mud, and dared not come within a At leap's-length of the spot where it lay. into the length one Frog bolder than the rest ventured to pop his head above the water, and take a look at their new king from a distance. respectful Presently when saw the log still, began to and it others swim up around it, they stock- lie to by de- till grees growing bolder and bolder, they leaped treated it at last it and with the upon greatest contempt. Full of disgust for so tame a ruler, they carried a petition a second time to Jupiter for another and more active King.

Respectful Presently when saw the log still, began to and it others swim up around it, they stock- lie to by de- till grees growing bolder and bolder, they leaped treated it at last it and with the upon greatest contempt. Full of disgust for so tame a ruler, they carried a petition a second time to Jupiter for another and more active King. Upon which he sent them a stork, who had no sooner come among them, than he began laying hold and of them, devouring one by one as them fast as was in vain that they to escape him.

Mud, and dared not come within a At leap's-length of the spot where it lay. into the length one Frog bolder than the rest ventured to pop his head above the water, and take a look at their new king from a distance. respectful Presently when saw the log still, began to and it others swim up around it, they stock- lie to by de- till grees growing bolder and bolder, they leaped treated it at last it and with the upon greatest contempt. Full of disgust for so tame a ruler, they carried a petition a second time to Jupiter for another and more active King.

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