More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt
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Once upon a time, the people in a certain town went out into the woods for a holiday. They took baskets full of good things to eat. But when midday came they ate all the meat they had brought with them, not leaving any for supper.
“I will get some fresh meat. We will make a fire here and roast it,” said one of the men.