|21. The Flies And The Honey Pot|
A jar of Honey having been
upset in a housekeeper's room, a number of flies were attracted by its sweetness, and placing their feet in it, ate it greedily. Their feet, however, became so smeared with the honey that they could not use their wings, nor release the
mselves, and were suffocated. Just as they were expiring, they exclaimed, "O foolish creatures that we are, for the sake of a little pleasure we have destroyed ourselves."
Pleasure bought with pa
一位管家的房中，打翻了一罐蜜糖，一群苍蝇被蜜糖的香味吸引过来，把它们的脚放在蜜糖上，大快朵颐一番。 可是它们的脚，被蜜糖粘得很牢，飞不起来，都快要闷死了。 他们正要断气的时候，喊道：「啊！我们全都是傻瓜！为了一点快乐，不惜毁灭了自己。」