The Lion and the Bull
A Lion once wanted to attack a Bull for his dinner. But the Bull was a large animal. The Lion knew that he would be too big to overpower. So he decided to capture him by other means.
Ambling up to the Bull, the Lion said, "I have just caught a fine sheep. Would you like to come over to my house and share a tasty meal of it with me?"
His plan was to lure the Bull into his den. He thought, "When I seat him down to eat I will pounce on him and kill him!"
The Bull agreed.
However, on nearing the den, the Bull saw huge skewers to roast meat over fire. He saw large caldrons bubbling over with water too. But no sign of the sheep.
The Bull, sensing danger, turned around and quickly walked away.
"Why are you leaving?" asked the Lion. "What have I done to offend you?"
"It is quite plain to me that you planned to have me for supper," replied the Bull, "Not as a guest, but as food! For all I see are means to cook a bull, and no feast of sheep anywhere about your den!"
Beware of false people who promise you many things
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