[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 Fox and The Crow
A crow has cheese a fox wants. The fox asks the crow to sing. It does and drops the cheese.
Do not trust flatterers.
[Read more…] about The Dog and The Wolf
A Dog offered to help a Wolf get regular feed from his Master. The Wolf listened but saw a bald spot on Dog’s neck where the collar sat. Goodbye said Wolf.
Better starve free than be a fat slave.
[Read more…] about The Ass in The Lion’s Skin
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool. An ass decides to have fun and dresses as a lion. The ass is found out and beaten. Shame.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
[Read more…] about The Fox and The Stork
A fox and stork trade suppers in dishes the other has a hard time using.
One bad turn deserves another.