The Two Birds Made a Hearty Meal off the Tortoise
Photomechanical reproduction of pen and ink drawing.
4½ x 2¼ inches.
Joseph Jacobs,The Fables of Aesop, p.113.
The moral lesson enshrined: don’t be gullible or you may end up in a tricky situation. The story is told with dead-pan directness.
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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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