The Swallow and the Crow

by Aesop

THE SWALLOW and the Crow had a contention about their plumage. The Crow put an end to the dispute by saying: Your feathers are all very well in the spring, but mine protect me against the winter.

Fine weather friends are not worth much.


Aesop's Fables
Copyright 1881
Translator: unknown
WM. L. Allison, New York
Illustrator: Harrison Weir, John Tenniel, Ernest Griset,