A very skillful Bowman went to the mountains in search of game, but
all the beasts of the forest fled at his approach. The Lion alone
challenged him to combat. The Bowman immediately shot out an arrow
and said to the Lion: "I send thee my messenger, that from him thou
mayest learn what I myself shall be when I assail thee." The wounded
Lion rushed away in great fear, and when a Fox who had seen it all
happen told him to be of good courage and not to back off at the first
attack he replied: "You counsel me in vain; for if he sends so fearful
a messenger, how shall I abide the attack of the man himself?'
Be on guard against men who can strike from a distance.
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