[Read more…] about The Manslayer
A Manslayer (murderer) was pursued. When at the Nile River a Lion chased him up a tree where a serpent forced him to jump in the river and be eaten.
Murderers have no place to hide.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Fox
A Fox helped a Lion catch prey but got jealous of the Lion taking the bigger share. Fox went out on his own but got caught himself with no Lion to help.
Don’t attempt more than you can handle.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Eagle
An Eagle asked a Lion for a truce for mutual advantage. The Lion said OK but only if the Eagle provided a bond against just flying away.
Try before you trust.
[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.
[Read more…] about The Lion and An Ass
An Ass mocked a Lion who eventually decided to just let the Ass be himself and not give the Ass any further notice.
Don’t bother fighting with fools.
[Read more…] about The Fox, The Cock, and The Dog
A Dog is hiding in a hole in a tree. A cock is in the tree crowing. A fox hears and comes for a meal. Surprise!
Cunning often outwits itself.