[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 Bear and The Fox
A Bear bragged about how kind he was; he would not touch a man’s dead body. A Fox told him it would be better if he ate the dead instead of the living!
One is known by deeds, not by words.
[Read more…] about The Fawn and His Mother
A Fawn questioned larger deer about why they flee a Dog when they are so much bigger. Nobody could answer; it was just in their nature the Fawn was told.
A coward by nature will always be a coward.
[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.