AESOP'S FABLES

The Dog and His Reflection / All covet, all lose. It is very foolish to be greedy

Clutching a juicy chunk of steak, a dog

Was gladly homeward bound,

When crossing a small stream upon a log

He saw another bound, —

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AESOP'S FABLES

The Wolf and The Crane – Aesop’s Fables (when working for a tyrant, feel lucky to escape alive/ expect no reward for serving the wicked, and be thankful if you escape injury for your pains/ some characters have no sense of obligation)


A huge and hungry wolf called out

With many a tortured howl and shout –

A bone was stuck inside his throat.

“Whatever beast or bird,” he cried,

“May jerk it loose, will be supplied

With a reward of note!”

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