Jupiter called all the animals together to discuss any changes to looks desired. All spoke of other animals but not themselves. Jupiter sent them all away.
Be content and make the best of your lot.
Asses complained to Jupiter about being overworked. As a joke, Jupiter told them to piss in a river to lighten their load. To today when one pisses all do.
Tis madness and folly to appeal to providence and nature.
The Sun wanted to wed. The Frogs complained to Jupiter about how that might further dry up their living area.
Watch the actions of your enemy. [Read more…] about The Frogs’ Complaint Against The Sun
The Camel complained to Jupiter about his stature relative to other animals. Jupiter was angry at this and that is why now Camels have shorter ears.
The Gods will deal with those who do not honor them. [Read more…] about The Camel and Jupiter
A Lion bemoaned his state to Jupiter who refused to help. The Lion then saw an Elephant who was bothered by a Gnat. The Lion thought better of his state.
There is always someone else worse off than you. [Read more…] about The Lion, Jupiter, and The Elephant
Momus was asked to judge the labors of other gods. Momus was jealous and so criticized the work of each. Jupiter saw through this and expelled him.
Judge honestly or not at all. [Read more…] about Jupiter, Neptune, Minerva, and Momus