51. The Hare and the Lions -

Why flee the lion in vainglorious flight?
The sturdiest foe alone provokes his might,
And will he turn from lordly bulls to thee;
Or stoop to crush a neck he scarce can see?
Ah, puny hare, that hope must thou forgo,
Thou shalt not fall to such a noble foe.
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