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Ant and the Grasshopper, The

Ant and the Grasshopper, The

Aesopic fable, derived from the medieval prose version by Phaedrus. One frosty autumn day an ant was busily storing away ...
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Avaricious and Envious, The

Avaricious and Envious, The

Avaricious and Envious, The Aesopic fable found in various collections throughout the world. Two neighbors came before Zeus and asked ...
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Hawk and the Nightingale, The

Hawk and the Nightingale, The

Hawk and the Nightingale, The Aesopic fable found in Hesiod’s Work and Days, written in the eighth century b.c.e. and ...
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Jay and the Peacock, The

Jay and the Peacock, The

The Jay and the Peacock is an aesopic fable found in various collections throughout the world. One day a jay ...
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Juno and the Peacock

Juno and the Peacock

Juno and the Peacock Aesopic fable found in various European collections. A peacock once placed a petition before the goddess ...
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Lion and the Mouse, The

Lion and the Mouse, The

The Lion and the Mouse is an Aesopic fable found in various collections throughout the world. A lion was asleep ...
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Lion in Love, The

Lion in Love, The

The Lion in Love is an aesopic fable found in various European collections. A lion fell in love with the ...
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Lion’s Share, The

Lion’s Share, The

The Lion’s Share is an Aesopic fable found in various collections throughout the world. The lion preferred to hunt alone, ...
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Milkmaid and Her Pail, The

Milkmaid and Her Pail, The

Aesopic fable, probably derived from the Indian collection The Panchatantra. A milkmaid was on her way to market, carrying a ...
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Serpent and the File, The

Serpent and the File, The

The Serpent and the File is an Aesopic fable found in various collections throughout the world. In the course of ...
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Aesopic Fables

Two Pots, The

Two Pots, The Aesopic fable found in various collections throughout the world. Two pots, one of brass and one of ...
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