One day a Lamb went down to the brook to get a drink. A Wolf saw him and wanted to quarrel with
him so as to have a good excuse for eating him up. While the Lamb was drinking, he went and stood
by the brook, a little farther up, and cried out :- "See here, you Lamb! How do you dare to muddy the water when I am about to drink?"
- "How can I muddy it?" said the Lamb. "You are higher up the stream than I am, and the water runs away from you, towards me."
- "Well, you called me names last summer," said the wolf, "and now I am going to punish you for it."
- "Last summer? said the Lamb. "That was before I was born, and how could I call you names?"
- "At any rate" said the Wolf, "you are trying to make out that I am a fool: I won't stand that, from you or from anyone else."
And with that he seized the Lamb and ate him up.
It is so with some men and children. When they have made up their minds to do wrong, they are sure to find some sort of excuse for it. A.D
the fox white top : Cos | skinny black trousers: Citizens of Humanity | pink shoes : Primark | green clutch : Diane Von Furstenberg | necklace : Zara |
the lamb Sainsbury lamb costume | shoes : H&M