Fabila's sad Fate

The king Don Fabila was a man of very obstinate purpose and fond of the chase. One day he encountered a boar, and commanded those who rode with him to remain quiet and not interfere; but the boar overthrew him and killed him. (Chronica Antiqua de España, p. 121.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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