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Hare and the Tortoise

(The). Everyone knows the fable of the race between the hare and the tortoise, won by the latter; and the moral, “Slow and steady wins the race.” The French equivalent is “Pas à pas le boeuf prend le lièvre. '”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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