[Read more…] about The Master and His Dogs
In the midst of a storm the Dogs watch their Master kill his Sheep, Goats, and Oxen in order to sustain himself. The Dogs decided to be safe and leave!
He is not to be trusted as a friend who mistreats his own family.
[Read more…] about The Two Dogs
A Hound berated a House Dog for getting a large share of the kill on the Master’s return. The House Dog replied it was not his fault; talk to the Master.
Children are not to be blamed for the faults of their parents.
[Read more…] about The Huntsman and The Fisherman
A Huntsman and Fisherman met and decided to exchange what each caught. They kept doing this until a neighbor pointed out they might like what they caught.
Abstain and enjoy.
[Read more…] about A Man Bitten By The Dog
A Man bitten by a Dog was advised to feed the Dog bread soaked in the wound. Others pointed out what a bad idea it was to give the Dogs an appetite for Man.
It is unwise to reward when one should punish.
[Read more…] about The Shepherd and The Wolf
A Shepherd raised a Wolf to steal from neighbors. The Wolf was grateful but warned the Shepherd to be even more cautious now.
False men cannot be trusted.
[Read more…] about The Wolves and The Sheep
Wolves convinced the Sheep they would be better off without the guard Dogs which they dismissed. Should not have done that; the Sheep are now eaten.
A foolish peace is more destructive than a bloody war.