Lion And The Poor Slave – Aesop

A poor slave, ill-treated by his master, runs away to the forest.<>

There he comes across a lion in pain because of a thorn in his paw.<>

The slave bravely goes forward and removes the thorn gently.<>

The lion without hurting him goes away.<>

Some days later, the slave’s master comes hunting to the forest and catches many animals and cages them.<>

The slave is spotted by the masters’ men who catch him and bring him to the cruel master.<>

The master asks for the slave to be thrown into the lion’s cage.<>

The slave is awaiting his death in the cage when he realizes that it is the same lion that he had helped.<>

The slave rescued the lion and all other caged animals.<>

Moral of the story:<>

One should help others in need, we get the rewards of our helpful acts in return.<>

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