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The Brahman, the Tiger and the Six Judges

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Mary Eliza Isabella Frere (1845–1911) was an English author of the first English-language field-collected book of Indian storytales.

"The Brahman, the Tiger and the Six Judges" is the tale of an ungrateful tiger who gets his just desserts. The tiger has been captured, but persuades the passing Brahman to release him. When the Brahman does so, the tiger announces that he intends to eat him. But the Brahman persuades him to wait until they have consulted six others before deciding his fate.

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