Tyrants need no excuse. A Wolf catches a Lamb by a river and argues to justify killing it. Doesn’t matter as the Wolf needs no excuse.
Tyrants need no excuse. [Read more…] about The Wolf and The Lamb
A Daw saw an eagle carry off a sheep and tried the same trick. The daw could not do it and got caught. Ouch.
Don’t take on more than you can accomplish. [Read more…] about The Eagle and The Daw
Epictetus picked a fur coat with rare lynx on one side and lamb on the other. He wore the coat with the lamb showing. That way he could appear common.
For advantage hide things you don’t want known.
A Sheep sheltered under a Bramble during a storm and fell asleep. On waking the Sheep found itself snared by the Bramble. Protection and fleece gone!
Protection can be fleeting.
A young Lamb encountered a Wolf outside the fence. The Wolf sweet-talked the Lamb into joining him for a nice meal of grass. The meal was Lamb instead!
There is a reason for fences; don’t stray out of bounds.
A blind Sheep scheduled surgery with Oculist Owl. The Sheep asked about the world and Owl said all was the same. Sheep said stop; didn’t want to see that.
Sometimes improvements might not be considered help.