Dame Fortune and the Traveller – Aesopus Emendatus

A Weary Traveller who had lain down and fallen asleep on the brink of a deep well was discovered by Dame Fortune.

A Weary Traveller who had lain down and fallen asleep on the brink of a deep well was discovered by Dame Fortune.

“If this fool,” she said, “should have an uneasy dream and roll into the well men would say that I did it. It is painful to me to be unjustly accused, and I shall see that I am not.”

So saying she rolled the man into the well.

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