AESOP'S FABLES

The Fox and the Goat

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.

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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.

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The Horse, the Stag and the Man (If you use someone for your own purpose, they may wind up using you for theirs)

After a quarrel with a stag, the horse

Came to the man for aid.

“I’ll help you,” said the latter, “but, of course,

My rules must be obeyed.

To be your guide, upon your back I’ll sit,

And make for you saddle and a bit.”

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