[Read more…] about The Domestic Snake
A poor Man befriended a Snake who ate crumbs from the table. One day he cut the snake then begged forgiveness. Snake was willing but said to be careful as he might some day forget.
He who harms someone should henceforth be suspicious.
[Read more…] about Edwin
Edwin got lost and panicked. He followed a flame which led him to a fearsome creature that turned out to be a scarecrow.
[Read more…] about Peter The Great
An obese man learned that physical and mental well being can be enhanced by diet and exercise.
[Read more…] about The Blind Man and The Lame Man
A Blind Man and Lame Man cooperated to complete a journey. The Blind Man carried the Lame Man who served as the pair’s eyes.
Cooperation can be helpful.
[Read more…] about The Hermit and The Bear
A Bear guarded a sleeping Hermit from flies except for one which landed on the Hermit’s nose. The Bear killed the fly but also bruised the Hermit’s face.
An imprudent friend often does as much mischief as the worst enemy.
[Read more…] about The Idler Caught Napping
An Idler, on a hot summer day, took his rest on a seat of pitch. While napping he sunk in and had to be extracted by friends or perish.
Don’t be thoughtless in what you do.