[Read more…] about The Serpent and The Eagle
Serpent had the best of an Eagle when a man freed the Eagle. Serpent put venom into the man’s water but the Eagle knocked it out of his hand. Man lived.
Help those who help you.
[Read more…] about The Wasp and The Snake
A Wasp tormented a Snake close to death. The Snake decided to put his head under a wagon wheel in hopes to take the Wasp with him in death.
As a last resort take your enemy with you.
[Read more…] about The Swallow, The Serpent, and The Court of Justice
A Swallow nested on the Court of Justice. A Snake came and ate her babies. She bemoaned how she got no justice where others did.
Justice is fickle.
[Read more…] about The Countryman and The Snake
A Man’s Son stepped on a Snake who bit and killed him. The Man cut the tail off the Snake which then went after the Man’s Cattle. No truce could be had.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
[Read more…] about The Farmer and The Snake
A farmer takes pity on a frozen snake and brings it home. Thawed, the snake reverts to character and bites all.
The wicked show no thanks.
[Read more…] about The Boy Hunting Locusts
A Boy hunting locusts put out his hand toward a Scorpion. The Scorpion, showing his stinger, made the Boy glad he did not touch him or he would lose all.
Caution is important.