The Bowman and Lion

The Bowman and Lion
This entry is part 108 of 108 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Be on guard against men who can strike from a distance. A very skilful Bowman went to the mountains in search of game, but all the beasts …

The Kites and the Swans

The Kites and the Swans
This entry is part 107 of 108 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: The desire for imaginary benefits often involves the loss of present blessings. The Kites of olden times, as well as the Swans, had the privilege of song.…

The Crab and the Fox

The Crab and the Fox
This entry is part 106 of 108 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Contentment with our lot is an element of happiness. A Crab, forsaking the seashore, chose a neighboring green meadow as its feeding ground. A Fox came across …

The Doe and the Lion

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This entry is part 105 of 108 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: In avoiding one evil, care must be taken not to fall into another. A Doe hard pressed by hunters sought refuge in a cave belonging to a …

The Two Frogs

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This entry is part 104 of 108 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Do nothing without a regard to the consequences. Two Frogs dwelt in the same pool. When the pool dried up under the summer’s heat, they left it …

The Ass and His Shadow

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This entry is part 103 of 108 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: In quarrelling about the shadow we often lose the substance. A Traveller hired an Ass to convey him to a distant place. The day being intensely hot, …