[Read more…] about The Miller, His Son, and Their Ass
A Miller and his Son had an Ass. They tried to change how they moved as they met people along the road. They lost the Ass while trying to please everyone.
You can’t please everyone.
[Read more…] about The Ass in The Lion’s Skin
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool. An ass decides to have fun and dresses as a lion. The ass is found out and beaten. Shame.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Lion Hunting
An Ass and a Lion hunted together. Ass went into the forest and brayed to scare animals to the Lion. Asked how he did, the Lion was very sarcastic.
Don’t think too much of yourself.
[Read more…] about The Plague Among The Beasts
The Beasts suffered a plague. A tribunal was to judge the most evil who would be sacrificed. The Ass, who did little wrong, was condemned and eaten. Ouch!
If you must be judged, make certain it’s before a fair judge.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Gardener
A Ass was searching for his tail near a garden. The Gardener, thinking about his plants, cut off both of the Ass’s ears. Shouldn’t have wandered about.
He who takes no reason for his guide gets into trouble.
[Read more…] about The Discontented Ass
An Ass toils the year round and each season finds the Ass tired of the work and wishing the next season came around. Full circle!
Be content with your lot.