Sunday, November 20, 2011

Boothby: The Eagle and the Snail

An Eagle, thro' the air on sail,
On a high rock descried a Snail:
"How cam'st thou on this lofty steep?"
He said, "Sir," says the Snail, "I creep."
How many a reptile do we see
Crawl, where he ne'er was made to be!

Source: Boothby - Aesop 2.48

M0642 (not in Perry)

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