[Read more…] about The Hares and The Lions
The Hares argued all should be equal. The Lions replied: “Your words are good; but they lack both claws and teeth such as we have.”
Be prepared to defend your position.
[Read more…] about The Gnat and The Lion
A Gnat boasted he beat a Lion by stinging his face while the Lion tore his skin trying to get at the Gnat. Later the Gnat got caught in a web and was eaten.
No matter how you brag, you can be undone.
[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Fox
A large Wolf was nicknamed Lion. Believing this he moved to live with Lions. A Fox observed he might be a lion among wolves; but, was a wolf among lions.
Know yourself and your limits.
[Read more…] about The Bowman and Lion
A Lion (or Tiger) stands up to an archer only to find an arrow in his side. The Fox slyly asks if he really intended for that to happen. Unhappy Lion.
Be on guard against men who can strike from a distance.
[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.
[Read more…] about The Bull and The Goat
A Bull chased by a Lion tried to hide in a cave but was rebuffed by a Goat already there. The Bull told the Goat that he was lucky there was a Lion!
It shows an evil disposition to take advantage of a friend in distress.