Aesop’s Fables

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  • The Porcupine and the Snakes

    The Porcupine and the Snakes Story A Porcupine was looking for a good home. At last he found a little sheltered cave, where lived a family of Snakes. He asked them to let him share the cave with them, and…

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  • The Flies and the Honey

    The Flies and the Honey Story A jar of honey was upset and the sticky sweetness flowed out on the table. The sweet smell of the honey soon brought a large number of Flies buzzing around. They did not wait…

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  • The Eagle and the Kite

    The Eagle and the Kite Story An Eagle sat high in the branches of a great Oak. She seemed very sad and drooping for an Eagle. A Kite saw her. “Why do you look so woebegone?” asked the Kite. “I…

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  • The Animals and the Plague

    The Animals and the Plague Story Once upon a time a severe plague raged among the animals. Many died, and those who lived were so ill, that they cared for neither food nor drink, and dragged themselves about listlessly. No…

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  • The Stag, the Sheep, and the Wolf

    The Stag, the Sheep, and the Wolf Story One day a Stag came to a Sheep and asked her to lend him a measure of wheat. The Sheep knew him for a very swift runner, who could easily take himself…

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  • The Miller, His Son, and the Ass

    The Miller, His Son, and the Ass Story One day, a long time ago, an old Miller and his Son were on their way to market with an Ass which they hoped to sell. They drove him very slowly, for…

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  • The Shepherd and the Lion

    The Shepherd and the Lion Story A Shepherd, counting his Sheep one day, discovered that a number of them were missing. Much irritated, he very loudly and boastfully declared that he would catch the thief and punish him as he…

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  • The Cat and the Old Rat

    The Cat and the Old Rat Story There was once a Cat who was so watchful, that a Mouse hardly dared show the tip of his whiskers for fear of being eaten alive. That Cat seemed to be everywhere at…

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  • Jupiter and the Monkey

    Jupiter and the Monkey Story There was once a baby show among the Animals in the forest. Jupiter provided the prize. Of course all the proud mammas from far and near brought their babies. But none got there earlier than…

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  • The Cock and the Jewel

    The Cock and the Jewel Story A Cock was busily scratching and scraping about to find something to eat for himself and his family, when he happened to turn up a precious jewel that had been lost by its owner.…

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