There was once a man who had one son, and he was so lazy that he would not work at all. The father apprenticed him to a tailor, but the lad went to sleep between the stitches. He apprenticed him to a cobbler and the lad only sat and yawned in... Read more of Oh! - A Cossack Story at Urban Myths.caInformational Site Network Informational

The Bird Wounded By An Arrow

Source: A Hundred Fables Of La Fontaine

A bird, with plumed arrow shot,
In dying case deplored her lot:
"Alas!" she cried, "the anguish of the thought!
This ruin partly by myself was brought!
Hard-hearted men! from us to borrow
What wings to us the fatal arrow!
But mock us not, ye cruel race,
For you must often take our place."

_The work of half the human brothers_
_Is making arms against the others._

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