You are a fool to expect gratitude! Look at me! While I gave milk, they fed me on cottonseed and oil cake, but now I am dry they yoke me here ad give me refuse as fodder!
My dear sir, how foolish you are to expect anything else! Here am I, useful to everybody, yet all, rich and poor, great and small, trample on me as they go past, giving me nothing but the ashes of their pipes and the husks of their grain!
How very confusing! would you mind telling me over again.
Why, what's the matter Mr. Brahman? You look miserable as a fish out of water!
I let a tiger out an cage and now he's trying to eat me, ive asked a tree, buffalo, and the road to help me but the all said be man.
Then the Brahman, sad at heart, went further afield till he saw a buffalo turning a well-wheel; but he fared no better from it, for it answered. The Brahman, still more sad, asked the road to give him its opinion.
On this the Brahman turned back sorrowfully, and on the way he met a jackal, who called out, "Why, what's the matter, Mr. Brahman? You look as miserable as a fish out of water! The Brahman told him all that had occurred. "How very confusing!" said the jackal, when the recital was ended; "would you mind telling me over again, for everything has got so mixed up?"The Brahman told it all over again, but the jackal shook his head in a distracted sort of way, and still could not understand.