The Ass and his Mastersby Jean de La Fontaine
Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Audiences
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes
Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed
A gardener’s ass complain’d to Destiny
Of being made to rise before the dawn.
“The cocks their matins have not sung,” said he,
“Ere I am up and gone.
The translation is in verse; a head-start on lyrics.
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