Aesop quote about activity from Aesop's Fables - The loiterer often blames delay on his more active friend.
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The loiterer often blames delay on his more active friend.
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Author Aesop
Source Aesop's Fables
Topic activity delay
Date
Language English
Reference
Note Translated by George Fyler Townsend
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/21/21-h/21-h.htm

Context

“He asked him sharply: «Why do you stand there gaping? Everything is ready but you, so come with me instantly.» The Dog, wagging his tail, replied: «O, master! I am quite ready; it is you for whom I am waiting.»
The loiterer often blames delay on his more active friend.
The Dog and the Shadow A DOG, crossing a bridge over a stream with a piece of flesh in his mouth, saw his own shadow in the water and took it for that of another Dog, with a piece of meat double his own in size.” source

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