Category Story

The section contains short stories from various authors from around the world.

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…