[Read more…] about The Wolf and The Shepherd
A Wolf stayed with a flock of sheep until the Shepherd started to ignore him. With that opportunity the Wolf struck and had his meal.
Don’t trust your enemy to guard your valuables.
[Read more…] about The Stag, The Wolf, and The Sheep
A Stag asked to borrow wheat from a Sheep and said he would leave a Wolf as a bond. The Sheep, understandably, did not think much of this offer.
Two wrongs do not make a right.
[Read more…] about The Lion in A Farmyard
A Lion got shut into a farmyard by a Farmer. The Lion attacked all the Farmer’s animals until the Farmer released him. Silly Farmer!
Do not take on more than you can handle.
[Read more…] about The Master and His Dogs
In the midst of a storm the Dogs watch their Master kill his Sheep, Goats, and Oxen in order to sustain himself. The Dogs decided to be safe and leave!
He is not to be trusted as a friend who mistreats his own family.
[Read more…] about The Wild Ass and The Lion
The lion allied with other animals to hunt so that more prey could be caught. When it came time to divide the spoils the lion made it clear all was his.
Might makes right.
[Read more…] about The Widow and The Sheep
A Widow decided to shear her only Sheep. She botched the job and was berated by the Sheep.
The least outlay is not always the greatest gain.