The Earl’s Bread

Pocapaglia was a country so high, on top of a hill with its sides so steep, that the inhabitants, not to lose the eggs that had just been rolled down in the woods, hanging a bag under the tail of hens.
This means that the Pocapagliesi were not stupid as we said, and that the proverb
Everyone knows that in Pocapaglia
The donkey whistles and the master braves
it was a malignity of the neighboring countries, who had it with the Pocapagliese only because they were quiet people, that they did not like to fight with anyone.