AESOP'S FABLES

The Boy and the Wolf / 放羊的孩子与狼 (狼来了) / Be honest. Don’t lie!

“Wolf! Wolf!” a shepherd body would shout,

And thought it glorious fun

When rescuers, with knives and swords,

Would come upon the run.

And how he’d laugh, when hunting wolves,

They found not even one!

Continue reading “The Boy and the Wolf / 放羊的孩子与狼 (狼来了) / Be honest. Don’t lie!”

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AESOP'S FABLES

The Stag and the Hounds 雄鹿和猎犬 /We often make much of the ornamental and despise the useful

A stag observed his image in a pool,

And thought, “How beautiful my horns! how grand!

But those thin, sticklike legs on which I stand —

They make me look a fool!”

Continue reading “The Stag and the Hounds 雄鹿和猎犬 /We often make much of the ornamental and despise the useful”

AESOP'S FABLES

The Dog and the Wolf / Better starve free than be a fat slave & there is nothing worth so much as liberty

A Country dog was pleased to meet

A Wolf, his wild relation,

And held a chat on this and that

In friendly conversation.

 

“Your life is hard,” the dog declared.

“You often miss your dinner.

So come with me and you will see

A regular meat-winner.

Continue reading “The Dog and the Wolf / Better starve free than be a fat slave & there is nothing worth so much as liberty”