Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)
396. THE DOG, THE HARE AND THE GOATHERD
Perry 331 (Babrius
A dog who was not unwise in the ways of the hunt had stirred up a furry-footed
hare from behind a bush. He set off in pursuit of the hare, but the hare
outran him. One of the goatherds scoffed at the dog and said, 'That hare's
only a little fellow, but he turned out to be faster than you.' The dog
replied, 'It's one thing if you are running in a hurry because you want
to catch someone, but it's another thing entirely if you are running for
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.