A Dog looking out for its afternoon
nap jumped into the Manger of an Ox
and lay there cosily upon the straw.
But soon the Ox, returning from its
afternoon work, came up to the
Manger and wanted to eat some of the
The Dog in a rage, being awakened
from its slumber, stood up and
barked at the Ox, and whenever it
came near attempted to bite it.
At last the Ox had to give up the
hope of getting at the straw, and
went away muttering: "Ah, people
often grudge others what they cannot
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"People often grudge others
what they cannot enjoy themselves"