[Read more…] about The Horse and The Hog
A Hog derides a Horse on the way to battle because of his desire to die. The Horse says it’s better to die in battle than to just wait for the butcher.
Die a gallant death.
[Read more…] about The Sow and The Cat
A Sow and Cat (Dog) were discussing and comparing litters to no avail. But, the Sow got in the last word.
One with the last word has the advantage.
[Read more…] about A Wolf and A Sow
A Wolf came to a Sow and offered to baby sit. “Thank you but no thank you,” said the Sow.
An enemy is most dangerous when offering you help.
[Read more…] about A Sow and A Dog
A Sow and Dog argued. The Sow swore by Venus she would disembowel the Dog if he did not mend ways. Dog said few ate pork; Sow said nobody ate Dog.
When you can’t argue, confound.
[Read more…] about The Buffoon and The Countryman
A Buffoon entertained with animal sounds. A Man said he could imitate a pig better. On stage the audience reviled his performance until he showed the pig.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
[Read more…] about The Eagle, Cat, and Wild Sow
While living in the same tree, a cat decided to fool the eagle above and sow below. The cat told each the other would attack. Paralyzed with fear they died.
Don’t let fear paralyze you.