The Fables of Aesop

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The Fables of Aesop



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"Aesop's Fables" is a book of stories and the characters are mostly animals and sometimes plants. Even though the characters aren't humans they have human virtues and flaws, act and talk like people. Every fable has a lesson, and people can relate to the characters.

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Aesop’s Fables
The Dog and the Shadow
The Wolf and the Crane
The Man and the Serpent
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
The Fox and the Crow
The Sick Lion
The Lion and the Mouse
The Swallow and the Other Birds
The Mountains in Labour
The Wolf and the Kid
The Bald Man and the Fly
The Fox and the Mask
The Frog and the Ox
The Bat, the Birds, and the Beasts
The Serpent and the File
The Dog and the Wolf
The Belly and the Members
The Fox and the Grapes
The Horse, Hunter, and Stag
The Fox and the Lion
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Tree and the Reed
The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
The Man and the Wooden God
The Shepherd’s Boy
The Young Thief and His Mother
The Man and His Two Wives
The Tortoise and the Birds
The Ass in the Lion’s Skin
The Two Pots
The Fisher and the Little Fish
The Crow and the Pitcher
The Man and the Satyr
The Goose With the Golden Eggs
The Fox, the Cock, and the Dog
The Wind and the Sun
The Miser and His Gold
The Fox and the Mosquitoes
The One-Eyed Doe
The Hare and the Tortoise
The Old Man and Death
The Lion in Love
The Bundle of Sticks
The Ass’s Brains
The Eagle and the Arrow
The Milkmaid and Her Pail
The Horse and the Ass
The Buffoon and the Countryman
The Fox and the Goat



PREFACEA SHORT HISTORY OF THE ÆSOPIC FABLEThe Cock and the PearlThe Wolf and the LambThe Dog and the ShadowThe Lion’s ShareThe Wolf and the CraneThe Man and the SerpentThe Town Mouse and the Country MouseThe Fox and the CrowThe Sick LionThe Ass and the LapdogThe Lion and the MouseThe Swallow and the Other BirdsThe Frogs Desiring a KingThe Mountains in LabourThe Hares and the FrogsThe Wolf and the KidThe Woodman and the SerpentThe Bald Man and the FlyThe Fox and the StorkThe Fox and the MaskThe Jay and the PeacockThe Frog and the OxAndroclesThe Bat, the Birds, and the BeastsThe Hart and the HunterThe Serpent and the FileThe Man and the WoodThe Dog and the WolfThe Belly and the MembersThe Hart in the Ox-StallThe Fox and the GrapesThe Horse, Hunter, and StagThe Peacock and JunoThe Fox and the LionThe Lion and the StatueThe Ant and the GrasshopperThe Tree and the ReedThe Fox and the CatThe Wolf in Sheep’s ClothingThe Dog in the MangerThe Man and the Wooden GodThe FisherThe Shepherd’s BoyThe Young Thief and His MotherThe Man and His Two WivesThe Nurse and the WolfThe Tortoise and the BirdsThe Two CrabsThe Ass in the Lion’s SkinThe Two Fellows and the BearThe Two PotsThe Four Oxen and the LionThe Fisher and the Little FishAvaricious and EnviousThe Crow and the PitcherThe Man and the SatyrThe Goose With the Golden EggsThe Labourer and the NightingaleThe Fox, the Cock, and the DogThe Wind and the SunHercules and the WaggonerThe Man, the Boy, and the DonkeyThe Miser and His GoldThe Fox and the MosquitoesThe Fox Without a TailThe One-Eyed DoeBelling the CatThe Hare and the TortoiseThe Old Man and DeathThe Hare With Many FriendsThe Lion in LoveThe Bundle of SticksThe Lion, the Fox, and the BeastsThe Ass’s BrainsThe Eagle and the ArrowThe Milkmaid and Her PailThe Cat-MaidenThe Horse and the AssThe Trumpeter Taken PrisonerThe Buffoon and the CountrymanThe Old Woman and the Wine-JarThe Fox and the Goat