[Read more…] about The Stag in The Ox-Stall
A stag, fleeing, hid in a stable by burying itself in the hay. Stag left a horn showing and the Master saw. No more stag.
Nothing escapes the master’s eye.
[Read more…] about The Heifer and The Ox
A heifer (or calf) watched an ox pulling a plow and chided him for his hard life versus the others easy life. The ox got the last word. See why here.
Be careful how you make fun of anyone.
[Read more…] about The Oxen and The Butchers
Some Oxen wanted the destruction of the Butchers. A wiser member of the herd said to wait; Butchers slaughter skillfully; If gone unskilled will do the job.
Do not rush to change evils.
[Read more…] about The Oxen and The Axles
The oxen pulling a wagon were disturbed by the creaking of the wheels. Not seeing the heavy load on the wagon the oxen blamed the wheels for complaining.
Those who suffer most cry out the least.
[Read more…] about The Dog in The Manger
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. A dog sleeping on hay would not let other animals eat from the hay.
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.