[Read more…] about The Ostrich and The Pelican
An Ostrich, which leaves its eggs to nature, chided a Pelican for feeding her own with blood. Pelican responded that children are the highest calling.
Raising children is the best job in the world.
[Read more…] about The Eagle and The Kite
A Kite brags to an Eagle in order to woo the Eagle. The Eagle weds the Kite and then asks the Kite to demonstrate the truth of the tale. It was a lie.
Some people will do anything to get what they want.
[Read more…] about An Ostrich, Birds, and Beasts
The Ostrich appears as both bird and beast. To the birds he showed his wings and beak; to the beasts he showed feet. After, both accepted him.
Sometimes a half-truth is necessary.