It was high summer

A traveller hired a donkey and set out on a journey

The owner of the donkey was following behind to drive the beast

At mid-day, they decided to take rest for some time but couldn't find any shady place around

So, the traveler decided to rest in the shade of the donkey

But the owner didn't let him do so as he himself wanted to sit in its shadow

The trveller said, "How can you refuse me the shadow

I have paid you money after all

" "But you have paid for the ride, not for resting in his shadow", retorted the owner

So, an argument followed between the two