A FOX was mounting a hedge when he lost his footing and caught
hold of a Bramble to save himself. Having pricked and grievously
tom the soles of his feet, he accused the Bramble because, when
he had fled to her for assistance, she had used him worse than
the hedge itself. The Bramble, interrupting him, said, 'But you
really must have been out of your senses to fasten yourself on
me, who am myself always accustomed to fasten upon others.'
To the selfish all are selfish