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The Man and the Lion

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The Man and the Lion

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A Man and a Lion traveled together through the forest. They soon began to boast of their respective superiority to each other in strength and prowess.

As they were disputing, they passed a statue carved in stone, which represented “a Lion strangled by a Man.”

The traveler pointed to it and said: “See there! How strong we are, and how we are stronger even the king of beasts.”

The Lion replied: “This statue was made by one of you men. If we Lions knew how to erect statues, you would see the Man placed under the paw of the Lion.”

Moral: One story is good, until another is told.

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  1. 1 On January 26th, 2016, unknown said:

    misfortune is the true test of friendship

  2. 2 On September 25th, 2016, Primus said:

    A Story told does not all sides hold

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