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THE BEAR AND THE FOX. Aesop

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Aesop's Fable "THE BEAR AND THE FOX". Illustration by Arthur Rackham

A Bear was once bragging about his generous feelings, and saying how refined he was compared with other animals. (There is, in fact, a tradition that a Bear will never touch a dead body.) A Fox, who heard him talking in this strain, smiled and said, "My friend, when you are hungry, I only wish you _would_ confine your attention to the dead and leave the living alone."

A hypocrite deceives no one but himself.

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