Archive for the ‘Aesop’ Category.

The Ass and the Grasshopper

The Ass and the Grasshopper Fable
A fable from Aesop.

Moral: Ask the right questions.
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The Bat and the Weasels

The Bat and the Weasels Fable
An animal fable by Aesop.

Moral: It is wise to turn circumstances to good account.
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The Boy Hunting Locusts

The Boy Hunting Locusts FableOne of Aesop’s Fables.

Moral: Carelessness has consequences.
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The Cock and the Jewel

The Cock and the Jewel StoryAnother of Aesop’s Fables.

Moral: The disharmony between needs and possessions.
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The Dog and the Shadow

The Dog and the Shadow PoemA wonderful telling of the Aesop fable; a poem by Richard Scrafton Sharpe.

A hungry dog some meat had seized,
And, with the ample booty pleased,

Audio Length 1:42

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The Father and his Sons

The Father and his Sons FableAnother Aesop Fable.

Moral: There is strength in union.
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The Lion and the Mouse

The Lion and the Mouse FableAnother of Aesop’s Fables

Moral: It is possible for even a mouse to confer benefits on a lion.
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The Wolf and the Lamb

The Wolf and the Lamb StoryOne of Aesop’s fables about animals.

Moral: The Tyrant will always find a pretext for his tyranny.
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