Oh, my poor brain! oh, my poor brain!" cried the jackal, wringing its paws. "Let me see! how did it all begin? You were in the cage, and the tiger came walking by
Give me five minutes, my lord in order that I may explain matters to the jackal here, who is somewhat slow in his wits
yes i was in the cage .
"Pooh!" "what a fool you are! I was in the cage."
NO! thats not either
Well, dont mind me, but begin your dinner, for i shall never understand!!
Lets see the tiger was in the brahman, and the cage came walking by ?
Where are my wits
and i was in the cage, do you understand?
and that is the cage
and that is the brahman
How?! Why the usual way of couse!
Oh, dear me!my head is begining to whirl again! Please dont be angry my lord, But what is the usual way?
This way , now do understand?
Yes-no please my lord, plese my lord how you get in?
Yes my lord
yes my lord
So they returned to the cage, by which the tiger was waiting for the Brahman, and sharpening his teeth and claws. The tiger consented, and the Brahman began the whole story over again, not missing a single detail, and spinning as long a yarn as possible.
"Of course! " cried the jackal, pretending to tremble with fright; "yes! I was in the cage--no I wasn't--dear! dear! where are my wits? Let me see--the tiger was in the Brahman, and the cage came walking by--no, that's not it, either! Well, don't mind me, but begin your dinner, for I shall never understand!"
Yes, you shall returned the tiger, in a rage at the jackals stupidity; Ill ake you understand!Look here --i am the tiger Perfectly grinned the jackal as he dexterously shut the door