Aesop's Fables: The Old Woman and the Wine-Jar

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

The Old Woman and the Wine-Jar

An old Woman picked up an empty Wine-jar which had once contained a rare and costly wine, and which still retained some traces of its exquisite bouquet. She raised it to her nose and sniffed at it again and again. "Ah," she cried, "how delicious must have been the liquid which has left behind so ravishing a smell."

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