[Read more…] about The Lion and An Ass
An Ass mocked a Lion who eventually decided to just let the Ass be himself and not give the Ass any further notice.
Don’t bother fighting with fools.
[Read more…] about A Dog and A Thief
A Thief brought meat to calm a guard Dog. The Dog recognized the ploy and told the Thief he would now be a better guard.
Be true to your master.
[Read more…] about The Old Hound
An Old Hound caught but could not hold a Boar (Stag). His Master berated him ignoring the fact that he was old and unable to hunt any longer.
The spirit is willing but the flesh weak.
[Read more…] about The Old Lion
An Old Lion was near death so animals that used to fear him came and abused him. Sadly, the Lion could do nothing to stop them.
Only cowards insult dying majesty.
[Read more…] about The Wild Ass and The Lion
The lion allied with other animals to hunt so that more prey could be caught. When it came time to divide the spoils the lion made it clear all was his.
Might makes right.
[Read more…] about The Hawk, The Kite, and The Pigeons
A Kite was bothering pigeons so the pigeons asked the hawk to guard them. Bad move as the hawk did more damage than the kite would have.
Avoid a remedy that is worse than the disease.