[Read more…] about How a Bad King Became a Good One
A bad King suddenly changed his behavior to good. Asked why he relates a story about animals coming to bad ends when they try to do bad things. Aha!
Whomever does what he ought not to receives what he does not want.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Shepherd
A Shepherd encountered an ailing Lion and took a thorn out of its paw. At a later encounter the Lion remembered the Shepherd and did not kill him.
Return favors and favors will be bestowed on you.
[Read more…] about The Kings Son and The Painted Lion
A dream said King’s Son would be killed by a Lion. King built a fortress with a painted Lion for the Son. A thorn near the painting stuck the Son who died.
We had better bear our troubles bravely than try to escape them.