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M0235 = Perry082. Source: Barlow’s Aesop 46. This is Perry 82. For another fable about the lion’s fear of the rooster, see #797. For another unwise attack, see the fable of the ram who thought he could attack a bull, #314. Read a Fabula Facilis version of this fable.