[Read more…] about The Travellers and The Crow
A one-eyed Crow flew in front of two travelers and was taken to be a bad omen by one. The other pointed out the Crow could not even foretell his own future.
Fortune tellers have to be able to tell their own fortunes.
[Read more…] about The Crow and The Sheep
The Crow bothered a Sheep who said a Dog would not have stood for the abuse. The Crow pointed out that he picked his targets just for that reason.
Pick your enemies.
[Read more…] about The Dove and The Crow
A caged Dove boasted to a Crow about all the young. The Crow pointed out to the Dove that having many young is good but it’s better for them to be free.
Many children are a great blessing; but a few good ones are a greater.
[Read more…] about The Crow and Mercury
A Crow was caught but released by Apollo on promise of an offering. The offering was never made so when the Crow as again captured no other god helped.
Lie once and you may not be believed later.
[Read more…] about A Crow and A Dog
A Crow prayed to Minerva. Dog said that the prayer would not be answered as Minerva disliked crows. The Crow said he would continue to try to befriend.
Men turn to religion out of fear or interest instead of affection.
[Read more…] about A Crow and A Mussel
One Crow advised another that to open a Mussel he would have to fly high and drop the Mussel. The first Crow did so and the other flew off with the food.
Most people are kind to their neighbors for their own sake.