[Read more…] about A Fowler and A Blackbird
A Fowler was building a net. A Blackbird asked and the Fowler said it was a city. The Blackbird took the bait and was caught. Just too gullible.
There is no glory in tricking those easy to trick.
[Read more…] about A Stag and A Lion
A deer being chased tries to hide in a cave with a lion in it. Bad move. Bye, bye deer.
Everything, including death, can be done easy or hard.
[Read more…] about The Hunter and The Horseman
A Hunter had a Hare a horseman wanted. Horseman asked to buy but rode off when he had the Hare. Hunter could not catch him so he gifted the Hare.
A fool will make excuses for foolish behavior.
[Read more…] about The Horse and The Stag
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs. A horse lets a rider mount to chase a stag. The rider keeps the horse.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
[Read more…] about The Hart and The Vine
Do not mistreat those who help you. A Hart (stag) hides from hunters in vines. The Hart starts to nibble on the vines and gives himself away. Too bad.
Do not mistreat those who help you.
[Read more…] about The Bull, The Lioness, and The Wild-Boar Hunter
A Bull killed the cub of a Lioness who complained bitterly about it. A Hunter chided her as she had killed many young of others. Turnabout is fair play.
Don’t complain about things you yourself have done.