Brer Terrapin begged and begged, but it wasn't any use.

Brer Terrapin begged Brer Fox not for to drown him, but Brer Fox wasn't making promises.

 

And then he begged Brer Fox for to burn him, cause he was used to fire,

but Brer Fox didn't say anything.

Silhouette of Brer Fox holding the turtle upside down by his tail.