Baby's Own Aesop (1887)
38. The Dog and The Shadow (Perry
His image the Dog did not know,
Or his bone's, in the pond's painted show:
"T'other dog," so he thought,
"Has got more than he ought,"
So he snapped and his dinner saw go!
GREED IS SOMETIMES CAUGHT BY ITS OWN BAIT
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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.