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Aesop Said So: Lithographs by Hugo Gellert

A WOUNDED STRIKER AND THE SOLDIER (The Eagle and the Arrow)

An Eagle was mortally wounded by an Arrow. As he turned his head in the agonies of death, he saw that the Arrow was winged with his own feathers.

"How much sharper," said he, "are the wounds made by weapons which we ourselves have supplied."