THE HIND IN THE LION’S CAVE.
Poor hind.. cause fearing a lesser danger, sometimes throw themselves into a greater one.–
Fable 104 – The Hind and the Lion in a Cave
A hind was being pursued by some hunters and came to the entrance of a cave. Unknown to the hid, a lion was inside.
She went inside to hide herself but was seized by the lion. As it killed her, she cried out:
‘How ill-fated I am! In fleeing from men I have thrown myself into the grasp of a ferocious beast!!