A Crow in great want of food saw a Serpent asleep in a sunny nook,
and flying down, greedily seized him. The Serpent, turning about,
bit the Crow with a mortal wound. In the agony of death, the bird
exclaimed: "O unhappy me! who have found in that which I deemed a
happy windfall the source of my destruction."
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