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Tales and Novels of J. de La Fontaine — Volume 16 by Jean de La Fontaine
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[NOTE: There is a short list of bookmarks, or pointers, at the end of the
file for those who may wish to sample the author's ideas before making an
entire meal of them. D.W.]





THE TALES AND NOVELS
OF
J. DE LA FONTAINE



Volume 16.

Contains:
The Amorous Courtesan
Nicaise



THE AMOROUS COURTESAN


DAN CUPID, though the god of soft amour,
In ev'ry age works miracles a store;
Can Catos change to male coquets at ease;
And fools make oracles whene'er he please;
Turn wolves to sheep, and ev'ry thing so well,