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Part 2: On perspicaciousness (good judgment, perceptiveness), reasonableness, sagacity, savoir-faire, wisdom, and worldly wisdom
“Máa jẹ́ ǹṣó” lọ̀yà fi ńju ẹmọ́ lọ.
“Màá kó ẹrú, màá kó ẹrù” là ḿbá lọ sógun; ọ̀nà lẹnìkẹta ḿbáni.
Màjèṣín dóbò àkọ́kọ́, ó sáré yọ okó síta, ó ní Olúwa-á ṣeun.
Mójú-kúrò nilé ayé gbà; gbogbo ọ̀rọ̀ kọ́ ló ṣéé bínú sí.
81. The Tullberg's rat is supposed to have told the cane rat (also known as cutting grass) to eat first of their common food. The latter fed rather well, leaving little for the former to eat. [Back to text]
82. The third thing that surprises the soldier along the way is death. [Back to text]