THE DOG IN THE MANGER
A dog jumped into the manger of an Ox to take an
It lay sleeping on the straw when the Ox returned from its work.
The Ox came up to the manger and wanted to eat some of the
straw. The dog was in a rage at being wakened from its nap.
It stood up and barked at the Ox. Whenever the Ox came near,
the Dog tried to bite it.
At last the Ox gave up hope of getting the straw.
It went away muttering:
People often don't want others to have what they themselves