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J.189 Siihacamma Jaataka Once a merchant used to go about hawking goods, his pack carried on a donkey. After a dayís work, he would throw a lionís skin over the donkey and let him loose in the fields. The farmers, taking him for a lion, dared not to stop him eating their crops. However, one day they summoned up courage and armed themselves. They approached the animal with great uproar. The terrified donkey brayed, but was cudgelled to death anyway. The story was told in reference to Kokalika who is identified with the donkey. 57/216 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.109ff. abusing others' expectations

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