One day, a boy was invited to walk with his father.
The boy was happy. He liked to go with his father. He putted on cap
and coat and saw: "Father, I am ready."
The boy and his father went out into the street. Suddenly they saw
a big black dog. The dog had begun to bark. The boy was afraid of the dog.
He wanted to run home. His father said: "Don't be afraid, boy! Don't you
know the proverb: 'A barking dog does not bite?'
"O, yes," said the boy, "I know the proverb, but does the dog know
the proverb too?"