At one time the Horse had the plain entirely to himself. Then a Stag
intruded into his domain and shared his pasture. The Horse, desiring
to revenge himself on the stranger, asked a man if he were willing
to help him in punishing the Stag. The man replied that if the Horse
would receive a bit in his mouth and agree to carry him, he would
contrive effective weapons against the Stag. The Horse consented and
allowed the man to mount him. From that hour he found that instead
of obtaining revenge on the Stag, he had enslaved himself to the service
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