A HEAVY WAGON was being dragged along a country lane by a team of Oxen.
The Axle-trees groaned and creaked terribly; whereupon the Oxen, turning round, thus addressed the wheels: “Hullo there! why do you make so much noise? We bear all the labor, and we, not you, ought to cry out.
Those who suffer most cry out the least.
- bear all the labor – suportamos todo o trabalho
- creak – ranger
- drag – arrastar
- groan – gemer
- noise – barulho
- oxen – gado
- suffer – sofrer