[Read more…] about A Lion and A Bear
A Lion battled a Bear (or Tiger) for a killed Fawn. When both were too tired to move a Fox came and made off with the prey. Too bad; should have shared.
Sometimes one man toils while another profits.
[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 Wild Ass and The Lion
The lion allied with other animals to hunt so that more prey could be caught. When it came time to divide the spoils the lion made it clear all was his.
Might makes right.
[Read more…] about The Kid and The Wolf
A Kid on top of a house shouted at a Wolf below. The Kid could only get away with that so long as he was on the roof.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
[Read more…] about The Goat and The Vine
A Goat hid in a vineyard until danger passed. He then nibbled on the vines who got indignant and made noises to bring the hunters back. Bye-bye Goat!
Ingratitude is dangerous.
[Read more…] about The Goatherd and The Wild Goats
A goatherd put his Goats with wild Goats and prized the wild and so fed them better than his hoping they would stay. They did not and his Goats suffered.
Old friends should not be sacrificed for new ones.