Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Snake

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

The Fox and the Snake

A Snake, in crossing a river, was carried away by the current, but managed to wriggle on to a bundle of thorns which was floating by, and was thus carried at a great rate down-stream. A Fox caught sight of it from the bank as it went whirling along, and called out, "Gad! the passenger fits the ship!"

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