I Am Interested In Aesop's Fables

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    The Loss Of The Middle Class.....?

    I like this scene that Aesop paintedThe Trees and the AxeA MAN came into a forest and asked the trees to provide him a handle for his axe.The Trees consented to his request and gave him a young ash-tree.No sooner had the man fitted a new handle to his axe from it, than he began...
    darwinsconfusion darwinsconfusion
    56-60, M
    Mar 22, 2011

    THE FOX AND THE CROW A fox

    once saw a crow fly off with a piece of cheese in its beak and settle on a branch of a tree. "That's for me, as I am a fox," said Master Renard, and he walked up to the foot of the tree. "Good-day, Mistress Crow," he cried. "How...
    KlaraVoyet KlaraVoyet
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2013

    The Spider And The Silkworm: "true Art Is Thoughtful, Delights And Endures."

    Here is another of Aesop's fables: The Silkworm and Spider Having received an order for twenty yards of silk from Princess Lioness, the Silkworm sat down at her loom and worked away with zeal. A Spider soon came around and asked to hire a web-room near by. The Silkworm...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Feb 4, 2011

    Peace Or Illusion....?

    The Fox, the **** and the DogOne moonlight night a Fox was prowling about a farmer's hen-coop, and saw a **** roosting high up beyond his reach."Good news, good news!" he cried. "Why, what is that?" said the ****. "King Lion has declared a universal truce.No beast may hurt a bird...
    darwinsconfusion darwinsconfusion
    56-60, M
    Mar 22, 2011

    Arnold Lobel's Version Of Aesop's Fables - thanks aliloveless!

    THE FROGS AT THE RAINBOW’S END Once upon a time, there was a frog that saw a rainbow in the sky and he decides to reach the end of the rainbow to get the pot of gold. As the frog swims to the edge of the pond, he meets another frog who also hears about the treasure and they...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2011

    Childhood Faves

    I loved fables when I was a child- I remember a giant book of Aesop's fables I used to check out of the local library every time I went.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Feb 9, 2011

    Little By Little

    The Crow and the Pitcher 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 Pitcher he found that only very little water was left in it, and that he could not reach far enough down to get...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Feb 4, 2011

    Lifely

    I grew up watching, listening to, getting taught by and learning from Aesop Fables, Superbook, and other inspirationally impacting forms of entertainment. Children's entertainment is not what it used to be anymore. What had teachings of loving and helping others just because and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti
    36-40, F
    Dec 14, 2012

    The Serpent And The Eagle: "one Good Turn Deserves Another."

    The Serpent and the Eagle An Eagle swooped down upon a Serpent and seized it in his talons with the intention of carrying it off and devouring it. But the Serpent was too quick for him and had its coils round him in a moment; and then there ensued a life-and-death struggle...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2011
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