There he saw another one.
A foolish Dog, who carried in his jaw
A juicy bone,
Looked down into a stream, and there he saw
Splash! In he plunged… The image disappeared–
The meat he had was gone.
Indeed, he nearly sank,
And barely reached the bank.
Fables in Rhyme for Little Folks
Adapted from the French of La Fontaine.
Written by, W. T. Larned
Illustrated by, John Rae.
New York, July 1918.