A Lion used to prowl about a field
in which Four Oxen used to dwell.
Many a time he tried to attack them;
but whenever he came near they
turned their tails to one another,
so that whichever way he approached
them he was met by the horns of one
At last, however, they fell
a-quarrelling among themselves, and
each went off to pasture alone in a
separate corner of the field.
Then the Lion attacked them one by
one and soon made an end of all
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"United we stand, divided we