[Read more…] about The Lark and Her Young Ones
A Lark’s young ones wanted to know when to leave the field they were in. The mother said when the owner hires workers instead of trying to do it himself.
Self-help is the best help.
[Read more…] about Mercury and The Carpenter
A workman lost an axe. Mercury recovered a gold and silver axe which the workman refused. Mercury then recovered the real axe and gave him the others.
Truth is the better strategy.
[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.
[Read more…] about A Horse and A Lion
A Lion wanted a Horse for a meal. He tried taking the part of a doctor at a school. When the Horse showed up he saw through the sham and escaped by kicking.
Fooling those trying to fool you is beneficial.
[Read more…] about The Hare and The Tortoise
A Tortoise and Hare decide to race. The hare is so confident in the lead that he naps while the tortoise keeps going to win.
Slow and steady wins the race.
[Read more…] about The Fox and The Goat
A Goat and Fox went into a deep well to drink. Neither could get out alone. The Goat was talked into helping the Fox who then left the Goat on his own.
Look before you leap.