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Aesop's fables

Description: Aesop's fables
File name: Aesop's fables
Preface Preface - History of the Fables - 28K
Selected Preface Selected Quotes from the "Preface" - 4K
Life of ÆSOP History of Aesop, Good reading - 6K
Recent Life of ÆSOP Version of the above by Leo Groarke Wilfrid prepared for the Olympic games in Athens - 6K
Recent Life of ÆSOP A version of the above by Leo Groarke Wilfrid - 6K
Androcles Gratitude is the sign of noble souls
The Ant and the Chrysalis Appearances are deceptive
The Ant and the Dove Real Audio One good turn deserves another
The Ant and the Grasshopper Real Audio It is best to prepare for the days of necessity
The Ants and the Grasshopper It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow
The Apes and the Two Travelers .
The Ass and His Driver A willful beast must go his own way
The Ass and His Masters He that finds discontentment in one place is not likely to find happiness in another
The Ass and His Purchaser A man is known by the company he keeps
The Ass and his Purchaser A man is known by the company he keeps
The Ass and His Shadow In quarreling about the shadow we often lose the substance
The Ass and the Charger .
The Ass Carrying the Image They are not wise who give to themselves the credit due to others
The Ass and the Frogs Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes
The Ass and the Grasshopper Real Audio Even a fool is wise-when it is too late!
The Ass and the Horse .
The Ass and the Lapdog To be satisfied with one's lot is better than to desire something which one is not fitted to receive
The Ass and the Lapdog Clumsy jesting is no joke
The Ass and the Mule -An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure-
The Ass and the Old Shepherd In a change of government the poor change nothing beyond the name of their master
The Ass and the Wolf .
The Ass in the Lion Skin Clothes may disguise a fool, but his words will give him away
The Ass in the Lion's Skin Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool
The Ass the Cock and the Lion False confidence is the forerunner of misfortune
The Ass the Fox and the Lion Never trust your enemy
The Ass's Brains Wit has always an answer ready
The Astronomer .
Avaricious and Envious Vices are their own punishment
The Bald Knight Thy pride is but the prologue of thy shame
The Bald Man and the Fly -Revenge will hurt the avenger-
The Bald Man and the Fly Real Audio You will only injure yourself if you take notice of despicable enemies
The Bat the Birds and the Beasts He that is neither one thing nor the other has no friends
The Bat and the Weasels It is wise to turn circumstances to good account
The Bear and the Fox .
The Bear and the Two Travelers Real Audio Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends
The Bee and Jupiter Evil wishes, like chickens, come home to roost
Belling the Cat Real Audio It is easy to propose impossible remedies
The Belly and the Members As in the body, so in the state, each member in his proper sphere must work for the common good
The Belly and the Members .
The Birdcatcher the Partridge and the Cock Necessity knows no law
The Birds the Beasts and the Bat He winds up friendless who plays both sides against the middle
The Bitch and Her Whelps .
The Blind Man and the Whelp Evil tendencies are shown in early life
The Boasting Traveler He who does a thing well does not need to boast
The Bowman and Lion Be on guard against men who can strike from a distance
The Boy Bathing Counsel without help is useless
The Boy and the Filberts Do not attempt too much at once
The Boys and the Frogs -One man's pleasure may be another's pain-
The Boy Hunting Locusts .
The Boy and the Nettles Whatever you do, do with all your might
The Brazier and His Dog .
The Brother and the Sister .
The Buffoon and the Countryman .
The Buffoon and the Countryman Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing
The Bull and the Calf .
The Bull and the Goat It shows an evil disposition to take advantage of a friend in distress
The Bull the Lioness and the Wild Boar Hunter .
The Bundle of Sticks Union gives strength
The Cage Bird and the Bat Precautions are useless after the crisis
The Camel Use serves to overcome dread
The Camel and the Arab .
The Cat-Maiden Real Audio Nature will out
The Cat and Venus Nature exceeds nurture
The Cat and the Birds .
The Cat and the Cock .
The Cat and the Mice Real Audio He who is once deceived is doubly cautious
The Charcoal Burner and the Fuller Like will draw like
The Charger and the Miller .
The Cobbler Turned Doctor .
The Cock and the Jewel The ignorant despise what is precious only because they cannot understand it
The Cock and the Pearl Real Audio Precious things are for those that can prize them
The Crab and Its Mother Example is more powerful than precept
The Crab and the Fox Contentment with our lot is an element of happiness
The Crow and Mercury .
The Crow and the Pitcher Real Audio Necessity is the mother of invention
The Crow and the Pitcher Little by little does the trick
The Crow and the Raven Those who assume a character which does not belong to them, only make themselves ridiculous
The Crow and the Serpent .
The Crow and the Sheep .
The Dancing Monkeys -Not everything you see is what it appears to be-
The Doe and the Lion In avoiding one evil, care must be taken not to fall into another
The Dog and the Cook Those who enter by the back stairs may expect to be shown out at the window
The Dog and the Hare No one can be a friend if you know not whether to trust or distrust him
The Dog and the Oyster They who act without sufficient thought, will often fall into unsuspected danger
The Dog in the Manger Some begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves
The Dog in the Manger Ah, people often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves
The Dog and the Shadow Grasp at the shadow and lost the substance
The Dog and the Shadow Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow
The Dogs House .
The Dog the Cock and the Fox .
The Dogs and the Fox It is easy to kick a man that is down
The Dogs and the Hides aesop fable image Attempt not impossibilities
The Dog and the Wolf Better starve free than be a fat slave
The Dolphins the Whales and the Sprat .
The Dove and the Ant Little friends may prove great friends
The Dove and the Crow .
The Eagle and the Arrow How often do we supply our enemies with the means of our own destruction
The Eagle and the Arrow We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction

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