Aesop's fables

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a collection of fables believed to have been written by the Greek storyteller Aesop

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In Aesop's Fable of The Tortoise and the Hare, you will watch a race between the Tortoise and the Hare.
She was forever reciting some parable or Aesop's fable that I hoped to understand one day, but at 4 or 5 years old didn't mean much more to me than the Pythagorean theorem.
This is followed by ten rules for a happy life, the address to fellow playwrights, Aesop's fable of the grasshopper and ant - which Carroll states "appears to be the first version in print in English verse, the first to mix prose and verse, and the longest and most elaborate treatment of the fable up to this time" (147), and a penitential letter written to his estranged wife.
When confronted with the Aesop's fable paradigm, which requires stones to be dropped into a water-filled tube to bring floating food within reach, the crows quickly learned to use stones as tools.
A NEW bus station for Cardiff has been promised so often it has become almost unbelievable, like the wolf in Aesop's fable.
They have apparently never heard of Aesop's fable of the goose that laid the golden egg.
Hare and Tortoise - Thursday, October 27 Meet two competing friends in this new fantastic adaptation of Aesop's fable.
9 In Aesop's fable who removed a thorn from the lion's paw?
AESOP'S fable about a thirsty crow putting stones in a deep vessel to raise the water level is apparently true.
A FAMOUS Aesop's fable about a canny crow with a knowledge of physics is more than just folklore, scientists have shown.
Next you can guess which Aesop's fable is being retold in a somewhat funky manner when Sammy the skink proclaims to Tom the Tuatara, 'I'm lizard perfection
But our tale doesn't quite end like Aesop's fable - with the grasshopper starving and suffering when winter comes while the prudent ants enjoy the food they stowed away.
This retelling of a famous Aesop's fable demonstrates the meaning of true friendship as experienced by the lion and the mouse.
DISNEY, masters of family entertainment, bring us this wonderful animated movie, loosely based on Aesop's Fable, The Ant And The Grasshopper.