Aesop quote about friendship from Aesop's Fables - Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.
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Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.
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Author Aesop
Source Aesop's Fables
Topic friendship sincerity misfortune
Language English
Note Translated by George Fyler Townsend


“When he was quite gone, the other Traveler descended from the tree, and jocularly inquired of his friend what it was the Bear had whispered in his ear. «He gave me this advice,» his companion replied. «Never travel with a friend who deserts you at the approach of danger.»
Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.
The Oxen and the Axle-Trees A HEAVY WAGON was being dragged along a country lane by a team of Oxen. The Axle-trees groaned and creaked terribly; whereupon the Oxen, turning round, thus addressed the wheels: «Hullo there!” source

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