Æsop. (Sixth century B.C.) Fables. The Harvard Classics. 190914.
The Wolf and the Lamb
ONCE upon a time a Wolf was lapping at a spring on a hillside when, looking up, what should he see but a Lamb just beginning to drink a little lower down. Theres my supper, thought he, if only I can find some excuse to seize it. Then he called out to the Lamb, How dare you muddle the water from which I am drinking?