A Barking Dog Does Not Bite!
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?"
Retold by Maria Dumitru
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