COCK AND JACKAL (South-African Folk-Tales, 1910) by James A. Honey

Cock, it is said, was once overtaken by Jackal, and caught. Cock said to Jackal, “Please, pray first (before you kill me), as the white man does.” Jackal asked, “In what manner does he pray? Tell me.” “He folds his hands in praying,” said Cock. Jackal folded his hands and prayed. Then Cock spoke again;…