Aesop’s Fables

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  • The Fighting Bulls and the Frog

    The Fighting Bulls and the Frog Story Two Bulls were fighting furiously in a field, at one side of which was a marsh. An old Frog living in the marsh, trembled as he watched the fierce battle. “What are you…

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  • The Hares and the Frogs

    The Hares and the Frogs Story Hares, as you know, are very timid. The least shadow, sends them scurrying in fright to a hiding place. Once they decided to die rather than live in such misery. But while they were…

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  • The Fox Without a Tail

    The Fox Without a Tail Story A Fox that had been caught in a trap, succeeded at last, after much painful tugging, in getting away. But he had to leave his beautiful bushy tail behind him. For a long time…

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  • The Quack Toad

    The Quack Toad Story An old Toad once informed all his neighbors that he was a learned doctor. In fact he could cure anything. The Fox heard the news and hurried to see the Toad. He looked the Toad over…

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  • The Mischievous Dog

    The Mischievous Dog Story There was once a Dog who was so ill-natured and mischievous that his Master had to fasten a heavy wooden clog about his neck to keep him from annoying visitors and neighbors. But the Dog seemed…

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  • The Rose and the Butterfly

    The Rose and the Butterfly Story A Butterfly once fell in love with a beautiful Rose. The Rose was not indifferent, for the Butterfly’s wings were powdered in a charming pattern of gold and silver. And so, when he fluttered…

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  • The Cat and the Fox

    The Cat and the Fox Story Once a Cat and a Fox were traveling together. As they went along, picking up provisions on the way—a stray mouse here, a fat chicken there—they began an argument to while away the time…

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  • The Old Lion

    The Old Lion Story A Lion had grown very old. His teeth were worn away. His limbs could no longer bear him, and the King of Beasts was very pitiful indeed as he lay gasping on the ground, about to…

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  • The Fox and the Pheasants

    The Fox and the Pheasants Story One moonlight evening as Master Fox was taking his usual stroll in the woods, he saw a number of Pheasants perched quite out of his reach on a limb of a tall old tree.…

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  • Two Travelers and a Bear

    Two Travelers and a Bear Story Two Men were traveling in company through a forest, when, all at once, a huge Bear crashed out of the brush near them. One of the Men, thinking of his own safety, climbed a…

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