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An ill-fed Cat hunted for more food. He found and invaded a dovecote but was caught and hung there by the owner. Master came along with no sympathy.
Gluttons procure their own untimely ends.
The Dove and The Crow
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A caged Dove boasted to a Crow about all the young. The Crow pointed out to the Dove that having many young is good but it’s better for them to be free.
Many children are a great blessing; but a few good ones are a greater.
The Fowler and The Viper
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A man walking and concentrating accidentally stepped on a viper which bit him.
Concentrate on one thing to the exclusion of others at your own peril.
The Hawk, The Kite, and The Pigeons
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A Kite was bothering pigeons so the pigeons asked the hawk to guard them. Bad move as the hawk did more damage than the kite would have.
Avoid a remedy that is worse than the disease.
The Thirsty Pigeon
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A thirsty Pigeon saw a glass of water on a sign. She flew toward it and slammed it and broke her wing and consequently was caught by one of the bystanders.
Act in haste and repent at leisure.