A Wolf coming out of a field of oats
met with a Horse, and thus addressed
"I would advise you to go into
that field. It is full of capital
oats, which I have left untouched
for you, as you are a friend the
very sound of whose teeth it will be
a pleasure to me to hear."
The Horse replied:
"If oats had been the food for
wolves, you would never have
indulged your ears at the cost of
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"Men of evil reputation,
when they perform a good deed, fail
to get credit for it"