The Ass and the Fox, having entered
into a partnership together, went
out into the forest to hunt.
They had not proceeded far, when
they met a Lion.
The Fox approached the Lion and
promised to contrive for him the
capture of the Ass, if he would
pledge his word that his own life
should be spared.
On his assuring him that he would
not injure him, the Fox led the Ass
to a deep pit, and contrived that he
should fall into it.
The Lion, seeing that the Ass was
secured, immediately clutched the
Fox, and then attacked the Ass at
Moral of Aesop's Fable:
"Traitors must expect