[Read more…] about The Frogs Pick a King
Frogs prayed for a king but got a log. Prayed again and got a stork who started to have a feast on them.
People are never satisfied.
[Read more…] about The Cock and The Jewel
A Cock (Rooster) looks for food but finds a jewel and throws it aside as unwanted.
Precious things are for those who prize them.
[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Lamb
Tyrants need no excuse. A Wolf catches a Lamb by a river and argues to justify killing it. Doesn’t matter as the Wolf needs no excuse.
Tyrants need no excuse.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Lapdog
An Ass sees a lap Dog fawned over and decides to sit on the master’s lap like the Dog. Bad move as the Ass quickly finds out.
Clumsy jesting is no joke.
[Read more…] about The Tortoise and The Eagle
A Tortoise wanted to fly and promised riches. An Eagle heard and took the Tortoise for a ride. No reward though so a second ride and sudden drop followed.
Never put yourself in your enemy’s clutches.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Mouse
A Lion was caught in a net by freed by a Mouse that had, before, bothered the Lion. They became friends.
Everyone has need of the other.