The Sick Lion And The Ass

by Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) A lion sunk by time’s decay, Too feeble grown to hunt his prey, Observed his fatal hour draw nigh: He drooped and laid him down to die. There came by chance a savage boar, Who trembled oft to hear him roar, But when he saw him thus distressed He tore andContinue reading “The Sick Lion And The Ass”