An Ass once found a Lion's skin
which the hunters had left out in
the sun to dry. He put it on and
went towards his native village.
All fled at his approach, both men
and animals, and he was a proud Ass
In his delight he lifted up his
voice and brayed, but then every one
knew him, and his owner came up and
gave him a sound cudgelling for the
fright he had caused.
And shortly afterwards a Fox came up
to him and said: "Ah, I knew you
by your voice."
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"Fine clothes may disguise,
but silly words will disclose a