Posted by Dave Xnet on January 16, 2004
In Reply to: City mouse, country mouse posted by R. Berg on January 16, 2004
: "it's better
: : to eat seeds in a safe place, than to eat cake where
: : there is danger"
: : This sentiment reminds me of a proverb or popular
: : saying, but I can't place it -
: : any thoughts appreciated.
: : Dave
: From a different translation of the same fable: "Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear."
: http://www.bartleby.com/17/1/7.html (link below)
Appreciate that - I don't recall ever seeing that fable before.