[Read more…] about The Spaniel and The Mastiff
A Spaniel was traveling with a Mastiff. Coming into a town the Mastiff growled and the people fell upon both dogs. The Spaniel complained to no avail.
You are known by the company you keep.
[Read more…] about The Dog and The Crocodile
A Dog ran while lapping at the Nile to avoid Crocodiles. A Crocodile tried to get friendly so the Dog told him why he ran. No meal today Crocodile!
Guard against a connection with people of bad character.
[Read more…] about The Mastiff And The Curs
A Mastiff and pups were barked at. Pup was enraged and asked why they were allowed to do that. Mastiff said without Curs there would be no Mastiff.
Without bad you cannot define good.
[Read more…] about The Mastiff and The Goose
A Goose claimed a pond for she and her young and chased all comers. A Mastiff appeared to take a drink and chastised the Goose and got his drink.
Use care with bothering those bigger and stronger than you.
[Read more…] about The Beggar and His Dog
A Lord’s dependent watched kitchen help give scraps to a Beggar and his Dog. The Beggar divided the leavings much like the Lord divided his castoffs.
We are not all that different.
[Read more…] about The Gardener and His Landlord
A Gardener rented a garden with a destructive Hare. The Landlord came with friends and Dogs to catch the Hare. In trying they destroyed the garden. Ooops.
Be careful what you ask for; people helping can cause more grief than the original problem.