The Boy and the Nettles

The Boy and the Nettles
This entry is part 113 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Whatever you do, do with all your might. A Boy was stung by a Nettle. He ran home and told his Mother, saying, “Although it hurts me …

The Goatherd and the Wild Goats

The Goatherd and the Wild Goats
This entry is part 112 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Old friends cannot with impunity be sacrificed for new ones. A Goatherd, driving his flock from their pasture at eventide, found some Wild Goats mingled among them, …

The Oxen and the Butchers

The Oxen and the Butchers
This entry is part 111 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Do not be in a hurry to change one evil for another. The Oxen once upon a time sought to destroy the Butchers, who practiced a trade …

The Ass, the Fox, and the Lion

The Ass, the Fox, and the Lion
This entry is part 110 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Traitors must expect treachery. The Ass and the Fox, having entered into partnership together for their mutual protection, went out into the forest to hunt. They had …

The Swallow and the Crow

The Swallow and the Crow
This entry is part 109 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Fair weather friends are not worth much. The Swallow and the Crow had a contention about their plumage. The Crow put an end to the dispute by …

The Peacock and the Crane

The Peacock and the Crane
Moral: Fine feathers don’t make fine birds. A Peacock spreading its gorgeous tail mocked a Crane that passed by, ridiculing the ashen hue of its plumage and saying, “I am robed, like a king, in gold and purple and all…