Rumour told us that the sequel, by the same French author, entitled ESOP in the Town, was being translated and would soon appear.
In 1480 ESOP and Theocritus appeared, with no publisher's name.
But Mr. ESOP, the moment he heard the name, drew back with an air that was quite chilling and businesslike.
Zenas, the overseer, is rebuked by ESOP for beating a slave.
One morning Xanthus gives a breakfast, for which ESOP is sent to buy “the best and most useful.”
When there is a knock at the door ESOP shouts: “What does the dog shake?”
This troubled Mr. ESOP, who, though an excellent man, was inclined to be jealous.
And now I should like to introduce you to Mr. ESOP; it's such a pleasure to bring together people of the same tastes.
ESOP boils one pea and sets it before Xanthus, who tastes it and bids him serve up.
Then she appealed with tears for counsel and advice to ESOP, who expressed his sympathy in a frigidly elaborated fable.