Fantastic Fables

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Author: Ambrose Bierce

The Wolf and the Babe

A FAMISHING Wolf, passing the door of a cottage in the forest, heard a Mother say to her babe:

"Be quiet, or I will throw you out of the window, and the wolves will get you."

So he waited all day below the window, growing more hungry all the time. But at night the Old Man, having returned from the village club, threw out both Mother and Child.

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Chicago: Ambrose Bierce, "The Wolf and the Babe," Fantastic Fables in Fantastic Fables (New York: The Century Co., 1899), Original Sources, accessed January 26, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=94L3Y9JK5EDGYD6.

MLA: Bierce, Ambrose. "The Wolf and the Babe." Fantastic Fables, in Fantastic Fables, New York, The Century Co., 1899, Original Sources. 26 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=94L3Y9JK5EDGYD6.

Harvard: Bierce, A, 'The Wolf and the Babe' in Fantastic Fables. cited in 1899, Fantastic Fables, The Century Co., New York. Original Sources, retrieved 26 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=94L3Y9JK5EDGYD6.