[Read more…] about The Ass and The Charger
An Ass bemoaned his treatment compared with a horse. The horse was taken into battle and died. The Ass thought better of his previous opinion.
Be content with your station.
[Read more…] about The Hares and The Frogs
Hares were tired of being afraid. They went to drown themselves when they scared some frogs. Fear no more.
There is always someone worse off than yourself.
[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Horse
A wolf met a Horse coming out of a field of oats. Wolf advised Horse to eat the fine oats. Horse was on to the Wolf as oats are not the food of Wolves.
Men of evil reputation, when they perform a good deed, fail to get credit for it.
[Read more…] about The Horse and The Ass
A Horse met an Ass on the road and demanded he move aside. The Ass complied but was delighted later to find the horse lame and abused along the same road.
Better humble security than gilded danger.
[Read more…] about A Boar and A Horse
A Boar dirtied water a Horse wanted to drink. Going to Man, the Horse agreed to be ridden to the water so Man could kill Boar. Horse never got released.
Be careful how you take revenge; you could end up a slave.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Horse
The Ass asked the eating Horse for some food. The Horse said to come by the stable later for a full bag of food. The Ass refused as he did not believe him.
Without charity in the present, don’t expect charity in the future.