[Read more…] about The Lamb and The Wolf
A Lamb took refuge from a Wolf in a temple. The Wolf said the Lamb would be sacrificed there to which the Lamb said that would be better than eaten.
Better to honor the Gods than fall to your enemy.
[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Lion
The Wolf killed a sheep. While carrying it he met a Lion who took the sheep. Wolf complained about the theft but the Lion pointed out the hypocrisy in that.
The strong prevail.
[Read more…] about The Crow and The Sheep
The Crow bothered a Sheep who said a Dog would not have stood for the abuse. The Crow pointed out that he picked his targets just for that reason.
Pick your enemies.
[Read more…] about The Lion and The Bull
A Lion tried to trick a Bull to his lair by inviting to share a killed sheep. On approach, the Bull saw tools but no sheep and turned and left. Very wise!
When a man has both an interest and an inclination to betray us, there’s no trusting him.
[Read more…] about A Wolf and A Lyon
A Wolf and Lion (Lyon) were traveling together. The Wolf heard sheep and went to get supper. The sheep were guarded so the Wolf lied to the Lion about them.
Indifference hides promises unkept.
[Read more…] about The Shepherd and The Sheep
A Shepherd put his cloak on the ground and shook acorns on it for his sheep. The sheep ate the acorns and tore the cloak. Shepherd was not happy.
An appetite blinds men to their surrounds.