When the fox first saw1 the lion he was2 terribly3 frightened4. He ran5 away, and hid6 himself7 in the woods.
The second time, however8, he came9 near the lion. He stopped at a safe distance10, and watched him pass by.
The third time they came near one another.The fox went straight11 up to the lion, and stayed the whole12 day with him. He asked the lion how his family was, and when they would13 meet again.
They soon became14 good friends.