The Bitch And Her Whelps
A Bitch, ready to whelp, earnestly begged a shepherd for a place where
she might litter. When her request was granted, she besought permission
to rear her puppies in the same spot. The shepherd again consented.
But at last the Bitch, protected by the bodyguard of her Whelps, who
had now grown up and were able to defend themselves, asserted her
exclusive right to the place and would not permit the shepherd to