[Read more…] about A Horse and A Lion
A Lion wanted a Horse for a meal. He tried taking the part of a doctor at a school. When the Horse showed up he saw through the sham and escaped by kicking.
Fooling those trying to fool you is beneficial.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Mule
An ass was overloaded and asked for help. No help was forthcoming and the ass died. The other animal then had to carry the whole load.
Help one another.
[Read more…] about The Honest Horse
People were heaping false praise on Caligula on a horse. The horse threw him and was raised to high position because of being the only honest one.
The honest man carries preference in esteem.
[Read more…] about The Sorrel Mare And Her Master
A Sorrel Mare was favorite. Eventually worn out, she was sold to servants and then as a carriage horse. Master was in an accident and recognized the mare.
Don’t cast out old friends; let them live in dignity.
[Read more…] about The Favorite Horse
A Horse brought the Emperor safe out of battle. The Emperor created a magnificent stable for the Horse which could not have cared less.
Happiness beyond the limits which nature has prescribed is an illusion.
[Read more…] about The Council of Horses
A young Horse decried his servitude before the Horse Council. An elder Steed then argued that the reward is a warm stable and freedom in age. He won.
Consider all views when arguing.