[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 Bear and The Two Travelers
Two Travelers agreed to guard each other. A Bear rushed at both and one climbed a tree; the other played dead and the Bear told him to not trust the other.
Never trust a friend who leaves you when trouble approaches.
[Read more…] about The Milkmaid and Her Pail
A Milkmaid went to market with her pail on her head. She was lost in thought about the profits and what she will do with them and tripped. No more milk.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
[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.