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Harper's Weekly
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James Gillray
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The Golden Age
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A Warning
to Republicans

Harper's Weekly
April 1, 1871
5" h x 4 3/4"w

A Lion and a Bear seized upon a Kid at the same moment and fought fierceely for its possession. When they had fearfully lacerated each other, and were faint from the long combat, they lay down exhausted with fatigue. A Fox, who had gone round them at a distance several times, saw them both stretched on the ground, and the Kid lying untouched in the middle, ran in between them, and, seizing the kid, scampered off as fast as he could. The Lion and the Bear saw him, but not being able to get up, said, "Woe betide us, that we should have fought and belabored ourselves only to serve the turn of a Fox!"


 


 

   
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