A GOATHERD had sought to bring back a stray goat to his flock. He whistled and sounded his horn in vain; the straggler paid no attention to the summons. At last the Goatherd threw a stone, and breaking its horn, begged the Goat not to tell his master. The Goat replied, “Why, you silly fellow, the horn will speak though I be silent.
Do not attempt to hide things which cannot be hid.
- goatherd – pastor de cabras
- seek (seek,sought,sought) – procurar, tentar
- bring back – trazer de volta
- stray goat – cabra desgarrada
- flock – rebanho
- whistle – apitar
- sound the horn – tocar a buzina
- vain – vão
- straggler – cabra desgarrada
- summons – chamado
- stone – pedra
- silly – estúpido,idiota
- speak (speak,spoke,spoken) – falar
- though – embora