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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Author Unknown

A Group of Indian Epigrams: Just My Luck

Translation of Charles Rockwell Lanman, editor

SEE I a dog? there’s ne’er a stone to throw!

Or stone? there’s ne’er a dog to hit, I trow!

Or if at once both stone and dog I view—

It is the king’s dog! Damn! what can I do?