By an unlucky chance a Fox fell into
a deep well from which he could not
A Goat passed by shortly afterwards,
and asked the Fox what he was doing
"Oh, have you not heard?"
said the Fox; "there is going to
be a great drought, so I jumped down
here in order to be sure to have
water by me. Why don't you come down
The Goat thought well of this
advice, and jumped down into the
well. But the Fox immediately jumped
on her back, and by putting his foot
on her long horns managed to jump up
to the edge of the well.
"Good-bye, friend," said the
Fox, "remember next time, "Never
trust the advice of a man in
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"Never trust the advice of a
man in difficulties"