The Lion And The Statue

The Lion And The Statue
This entry is part 6 of 118 in the series Aesop's Fables A Man and a Lion were discussing the relative strength of men and lions in general. The Man contended that he and his fellows were stronger than lions…

The Two Crabs

The Two Crabs
This entry is part 5 of 118 in the series Aesop's Fables One fine day two Crabs came out from their home to take a stroll on the sand. ‘Child,’ said the mother, ‘you are walking very ungracefully. You should…

The Lion, The Fox And The Beasts

The Lion, The Fox And The Beasts
This entry is part 4 of 118 in the series Aesop's Fables The Lion once gave out that he was sick unto death and summoned the animals to come and hear his last Will and Testament. So the Goat came…

The Dog And The Shadow

The Dog And The Shadow
This entry is part 3 of 118 in the series Aesop's Fables It happened that a Dog had got a piece of meat and was carrying it home in his mouth to eat it in peace. Now on his way…

The Crow And The Pitcher

The Crow And The Pitcher
This entry is part 2 of 118 in the series Aesop's Fables A Crow, half-dead with thirst, came upon a Pitcher which had once been full of water; but when the Crow put its beak into the mouth of the…

The Old Man And Death

The Old Man And Death
This entry is part 1 of 118 in the series Aesop's Fables An old laborer, bent double with age and toil, was gathering sticks in a forest. At last he grew so tired and hopeless that he threw down the…