Monday, November 22, 2010

Image: Mus et Rusticus

M0210 - M0211 - M0212
211. Mus et Rusticus. Mus, a rustico deprehensus, acri morsu eius digitos vulneravit. Rusticus murem dimisit, dicens, “Nihil, mehercule, tam pusillum est, ut de salute desperare debeat.”

M0211 (not in Perry). Source: Gallup 13. This fable is not in Perry’s catalog. For another story about a scrappy little mouse, see the story of the mouse and the ox, #199.