THE DOG  IN THE  MANGER

                                                 

l A dog jumped into the manger of an Ox to take an afternoon nap. 
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
cannot enjoy.

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