The Heifer And The Ox
A Heifer saw an Ox hard at work harnessed to a plow, and tormented
him with reflections on his unhappy fate in being compelled to labor.
Shortly afterwards, at the harvest festival, the owner released the
Ox from his yoke, but bound the Heifer with cords and led him away
to the altar to be slain in honor of the occasion. The Ox saw what
was being done, and said with a smile to the Heifer: "For this you
were allowed to live in idleness, because you were presently to be