[Read more…] about The Partial Judge
A Farmer asks a judge about proper recompense for an accident against the Farmer. The Lawyer gives a fair answer; Farmer reverses conditions. Unfair now!
Even the best judges have a self-interest you must watch out for.
[Read more…] about The Colt and The Farmer
A well-bred Colt wasted his youth and fell into bad times. A Farmer took him in and nursed him to health and then used the racer for more menial tasks.
Doing your own thing may not be the thing to do.
[Read more…] about The Hawk and The Farmer
A Hawk, chasing a Pigeon, got caught in a Farmer’s net. The Hawk begged for his life based on no harm to the Farmer. Intended harm to the Pigeon was enough.
Evil deserves punishment.
[Read more…] about The Wasps, Partridges, and The Farmer
Wasps and Partridges asked a Farmer for water and promised doing tasks in return. The Farmer said his Oxen do that work already so he would water them.
Charity begins at home, but this does not prevent the further exercise of it.
[Read more…] about An Old Tree Transplanted
Apples from an Old Tree were gifted to a landlord. The landlord liked them so much he had the Tree transplanted closer to him. This killed the Tree. Shame!
Greed often results in calamity.
[Read more…] about The Farmer and The Fox
A Farmer caught a fox and put a rope on fire on its tail. The Fox ran through the Farmer’s fields destroying his crop.
Be careful lest revenge backfire.