Androcles and the Lion (Hardcover)

By George Bernard Shaw

Akasha Classics, 9781605120737, 108pp.

Publication Date: May 30, 2008

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Androcles and The Lion, by George Bernard Shaw - Akasha Classics, AkashaPublishing.Com - Overture; forest sounds, roaring of lions, Christian hymn faintly. A jungle path. A lion's roar, a melancholy suffering roar, comes from the jungle. It is repeated nearer. The lion limps from the jungle on three legs, holding up his right forepaw, in which a huge thorn sticks. He sits down and contemplates it. He licks it. He shakes it. He tries to extract it by scraping it along the ground, and hurts himself worse. He roars piteously. He licks it again. Tears drop from his eyes. He limps painfully off the path and lies down under the trees, exhausted with pain. Heaving a long sigh, like wind in a trombone, he goes to sleep.