Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg.
November 18, 1871
8 1/2"h x 7"w
"A certain man had the good fortune to possess a Goose
that laid him a Golden Egg every day. But dissat-isfied with so slow
an income, and thinking to seize the whole treasury at once, he killed
the Goose; and cutting her open, found her—just what any other goose
would be." —Æsor.