Aesop's Fables

The Hare and the Hound

A Hound having started a Hare from his form, after a long run, gave up the chase.

A Goat-herd, seeing him stop, mocked him, saying: "The little one is the best runner of the two."

The hound replied; "You do not see the difference between us; I was only running for a dinner, but he for his life."

Moral of Aesop's Fable:

"Incentive spurs effort"

Aesop Author of the Fable: The Hare and the Hound

Nationality of Aesop - Ethiopian or Greek or Greek
Lifespan of Aesop - He lived approximately 620 - 560 BC
Life of Aesop - Slave - Author of the book of fables
Famous Works - Aesop's Fable book featuring:
"The Goose With the Golden Eggs", "The Fisher",
"The Hare and the Hound" and "The Sick Lion"

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