Aesop's Fables: The Dogs and the Hides

Updated May 14, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Dogs and the Hides

Once upon a time a number of Dogs, who were famished with hunger, saw some Hides steeping in a river, but couldn't get at them because the water was too deep. So they put their heads together, and decided to drink away at the river till it was shallow enough for them to reach the Hides. But long before that happened they burst themselves with drinking.

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