An Old Dog complained that as he grew older and more frail the master reproached and beat him more despite a lifetime of service.
Rewards do not always accompany a lifetime of good work. [Read more…] about An Old Dog and His Master
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A Dog dropped into a well. When the Master reached in to get the Dog he thought the Master meant to push him further in. Stupid Dog.
Benefits are refused by those who don’t understand them.
[Read more…] about A Sow and A Dog
A Sow and Dog argued. The Sow swore by Venus she would disembowel the Dog if he did not mend ways. Dog said few ate pork; Sow said nobody ate Dog.
When you can’t argue, confound.
[Read more…] about A Dog and A Wolf
A Wolf found a Dog napping outside. Wolf caught Dog but Dog talked Wolf out of a meal saying he’d be fatter after a wedding and would give up then. Didn’t!
Take the meal at hand instead of waiting for better.
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 Dog
[Read more…] about The Mother and The Wolf
A Wolf overheard a mother telling a child if the child wasn’t quiet she would feed him to the wolves. Expecting supper, all the Wolf got was disappointment.
Enemies promises were made to be broken.