|292. The Crow And The Serpent|
A Crow, in great want of food, saw
a Serpent asleep in a sunny nook, and flying down, greedily seized him. The Serpent turning about, bit the Crow with a mortal wound; the Crow in the agony of death exclaimed, "O unhappy me! who have found in that which I deemed a happ
y windfall the source of my destruction."