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PZ8.2.A254 1950b (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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I do not remember when I have had to fill in so many not acknowledged answers about a book! This is a 4 x 3.5 pamphlet with a total of twelve pages. Perhaps its most interesting feature is the variety of spacing and even fonts that the printer used on the various fables. Included are TH, TMCM, WL, The Fox and the Lion (for which the moral is Familiarity breeds contempt), The Cat and the Mice (with perhaps the smallest print I have ever seen in a book), and The Fox in The Well. The hare deliberately naps. The moral for TMCM is unusual: Rich people often have more care and trouble than poor people. In The Cat and the Mice the cat hoped that the mice would mistake her for a bag, or for a dead cat at the least…. The story features the line, Many a bag have I seen in my time, but never one with a cat's head and the moral Old birds are not to be caught with chaff. The wolf sighs and walks away from the fox in the well, and the fox dies. The moral here--not enclosed in quotation marks as the others are--is An ounce of help is worth a pound of pity.