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Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)

Perry 283 (Aphthonius 38)

A wicked farmer envied his neighbour's abundant crops. In order to destroy the fruits of that man's labour, he caught a fox, attached a blazing fire-brand to her tail and then let the fox loose in his neighbour's crops. The fox, however, did not go where she was sent. Instead, as fate decreed, she set fire to the crops of the man who had let her loose.
Bad neighbours are the first to suffer from the harm they would do to others.

Source: Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura Gibbs. Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
NOTE: New cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.