[Read more…] about The Dog in The Manger
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. A dog sleeping on hay would not let other animals eat from the hay.
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
[Read more…] about The Lion, Ass and Fox
An Ass and a Fox partnered but when a Lion came the Fox said he would lead the Ass to a pit for the Lion. Lion agreed. Fox did it. Lion killed Fox first.
We love treason, but hate the traitor.
[Read more…] about A Mountain in Labor
A Mountain emitting terrible noises was said to be in labor. But, as people watched to see what would happen, all they saw come out of it was a mouse.
Don’t make a big fuss over nothing.
[Read more…] about The Farmer and The Snake
A farmer takes pity on a frozen snake and brings it home. Thawed, the snake reverts to character and bites all.
The wicked show no thanks.
[Read more…] about The Ant and The Grasshopper
A Grasshopper frolicked while an Ant stored food for the winter. When winter came the Ant was comfortable; the Grasshopper not so.
Prepare for the future.
[Read more…] about A Fisherman and His Bagpipe
A Fisherman played music to draw Fish but none came. Once he caught some they danced to his tune because they were under his control.
Stick to business you know.