AESOP'S FABLES

THE LION AND THR DONKEY – AESOP’S FABLES 

A lion, starving, once pursured

A frightening donkey foe,

When through the morning solitude

He heard a rooster crow.

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AESOP'S FABLES

Androcles and the Lion – AESOP’S FABLES (return favors and favors will be bestowed on you / gratitude is the sign of noble souls)

A thorn had pierced a lion’s foot;

And much it roared and wailed.

Just then a slave named Androcles

Approached and saw what ailed.

With pitying skill, he dared to draw

The sliver from the lion’s paw.

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AESOP'S FABLES

The Fox and the Lion – AESOP’S FABLES (familiarity destroys fear / acquaintance softens prejudices / acquaintance with evil blinds us to its dangers)

When first a roving fox observed

The lion saunter past,

He trembled like a thing unnerved,

Swung round, and vanished fast.

 

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