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The Fox and Worms
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A Worm proclaimed himself a physician. A Fox asked the Worm how he can cure others when he can’t cure his own appearance.
Zeus and the Downtrodden Serpent
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A Snake complains to Zeus about being stepped on. Zeus says the Snake should have bitten the first man.
A Bat, Thorn Bush and Gull
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Three partners entered into business but lost their goods in a storm at sea. They now behave according to what they lost.
The Fisherman and the Tuna
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A Fisherman gets lucky when a Tuna jumps into his boat.
A Fox and A Crocodile
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A Fox mocks a Crocodile because of its skin.