Baby's Own Aesop (1887)
59. The Cock, The Ass and The Lion (Perry
The Ass gave a horrible bray,
Cock crowed; Lion scampered away;
Ass judged he was scared
By the bray, and so dared
To pursue; Lion ate him they say.
DON'T TAKE ALL THE CREDIT TO YOURSELF
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The Baby's Own Aesop (verse fables by W.J. Linton), 1887. Illustrations by Walter Crane. Available online at International Children's Digital Library.