The wolf and the sheep

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Lamb

Once upon a a Wolf was lapping at a spring on a hillside, when, looking up, what should he see but a Lamb just beginning to a little lower down. "There's my supper,"  he thought, "if I could only find some excuse to capture it." Then he called out to the Lamb, "How dare you muddle the from which I am drinking?"

"Nouu, master, nouuu," said the lamb; "if the water is muddy up there, I cannot be the cause of it, for it runs down from to me."

"Well, then," said the Wolf, "why did you call me bad two years ago?"

"That cannot be," said the Lamb; "I am only six old."

"I don't care," said the ; "if it was not you it was your father;" and with that he rushed upon the poor little and ate her all up. But before she died she gasped out:

"Any excuse will serve a ."

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