Aesop’s Fables (100 Copy Limited Edition)
The hands and feet and legs and arms
Joined forces to rebel
Against the stomach, which, they swore,
Was treated much too well.
While other organs could not eat,
They gave it all the bread and meat.
Continue reading “The Revolt against the Stomach (All Parts of the Body are to Live or Die Together) – AESOP’S FABLES”
Aesop’s Fables (1867)
“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!”
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”
A fox once fell into a well
And could not scramble out.
Then came a goat, and stared at him
In puzzlement and doubt.
” I’m here, dear Goat,” he said, “because
There soon will be a drought.
Continue reading “The Fox and the Goat”
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”