The Stag and the Lion

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An illustration for the story The Stag and the Lion by the author Aesop
Locutus Borg, Cantabria, Spain, 1985
An illustration for the story The Stag and the Lion by the author Aesop
Locutus Borg, Cantabria, Spain, 1985
An illustration for the story The Stag and the Lion by the author Aesop

A Stag was chased by the hounds, and took refuge in a cave, where he hoped to be safe from his pursuers. Unfortunately the cave contained a Lion, to whom he fell an easy prey. "Unhappy that I am," he cried, "I am saved from the power of the dogs only to fall into the clutches of a Lion."

Out of the frying-pan, into the fire.


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