[Read more…] about The Ass in The Lion’s Skin
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool. An ass decides to have fun and dresses as a lion. The ass is found out and beaten. Shame.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
[Read more…] about The Ass and The Lion Hunting
An Ass and a Lion hunted together. Ass went into the forest and brayed to scare animals to the Lion. Asked how he did, the Lion was very sarcastic.
Don’t think too much of yourself.
[Read more…] about The Fox and The Lion
A fox learns how to be comfortable around a lion. Other fables say to take care.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
[Read more…] about The Eastern Prince And The African
An Eastern Prince was visited by an African with a tame lion. Ask how it got tame, the response was the lion was trained from youth.
Parents should exercise care in instructions to children.
[Read more…] about The Lion And The Ape
An Ape wanted revenge on an old Lion so at every opportunity Ape confided to the Lion how other felt. Lion was not fooled and Ape met a very nasty fate.
Idle rumors may turn out to hurt the rumor monger.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Echo
A Lion was disturbed by another Lion’s voice but was only an Echo of himself. A Fox pointed this out. No more fears.
Imaginary terror can seem real.