[Read more…] about The Dog and The Shadow
A dog carrying food crossed a bridge and sees its reflection. Wanting the reflection’s food the dog drops his. Ooops.
If you covet all, you may lose all.
[Read more…] about The Stag at The Pool
A Stag admired his antlers in a pool but was chased away by a hunter. The hunter was able to catch up when the Stag got his antlers caught in a tree.
We often despise what is most useful to us.
[Read more…] about The Dog and The Pitcher
A dog looking for food stuck his head in a pitcher and got stuck. Even after breaking the bottom he still had to live with the rim.
[Read more…] about The Pride of The Cobler’s Dog
A proud dog thought everyone should give way and tried to squeeze between a waggon and wall. In his haste he became paste.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Lapdog
An Ass sees a lap Dog fawned over and decides to sit on the master’s lap like the Dog. Bad move as the Ass quickly finds out.
Clumsy jesting is no joke.
[Read more…] about The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse
A Town and Country Mouse visited each other. The Town Mouse was fed basic food at leisure; the Country Mouse had to run away from fine food. He ran home.
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.