The Lion, the Ass, and the Fox
Lion, the Ass, and the Fox made a bargain to hunt
together. When they had caught a good supply of game,
they came to eat it, and the Lion bade the Ass divide
the spoils. So the Ass divided it into three equal
parts, and called on each to choose his portion. At
that the Lion fell into a rage, and made his supper off
Then the Lion told the Fox to divide it, and he put
almost all the game into one great heap for the Lion,
and saved only a small bit for himself. Then the Lion
said: "My good fellow, who taught you to divide so well?"
and the Fox said: "That dead Ass there."