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The Lioness

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The Lioness

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A controversy prevailed among the beasts of the field as to which of the animals deserved the most credit for producing the greatest number of whelps at a birth.

They rushed clamorously into the presence of the Lioness and demanded her to the settlement of the dispute.  “And you,” they said, “how many sons have you at a birth?’  The Lioness laughed at them, and said: “Why! I have only one; but that one is altogether a thoroughbred Lion.”

Moral: The value is in the worth, not in the number.

There are currently 2 suggested morals for “The Lioness”

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  1. 1 On January 26th, 2012, Nesher said:

    Then she ate them.

  2. 2 On March 10th, 2012, Artemis said:

    The prey have many offspring to feed the beasts.

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