Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)
269. THE FOX AND THE LION
Perry 10 (Chambry
The fox had never seen a lion before, so when she happened to met the
lion for the first time she all but died of fright. The second time she
saw him, she was still afraid, but not as much as before. The third time,
the fox was bold enough to go right up to the lion and speak to him.
The fable shows that familiarity makes it easy to confront even frightening
Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura
Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.