The Boy and the Nettles

Moral: Whatever you do, do with all your might.

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The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle

Moral: Pride goes before destruction.

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The Man Bitten By a Dog

Moral: Benefits bestowed upon the evil-disposed increase their means of injuring you.

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The Shepherd’s Boy and the Wolf

Moral: There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.

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The Crab and Its Mother

Moral: Example is more powerful than precept.

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The Oxen and the Butchers

Moral: Do not be in a hurry to change one evil for another.

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