Aesop's Fables: Townsend (1867)
201. The Hares and the Lions (Perry
THE HARES harangued the assembly, and argued that all should be equal.
The Lions made this reply: 'Your words, O Hares! Are good; but they lack
both claws and teeth such as we have.'
George Fyler Townsend's translation of the fables, first published in 1867, is
in the public domain and can be found at many websites, including Project
Illustrations come from: Aesop's Fables, by George Fyler Townsend, with
illustrations by Harrison Weir, 1867, at Google