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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Because you'll end up like the hare in Aesop's fable of the race with the tortoise.
of who among the present day Islamic scholars/ leaders can dare 'bell the cat'"--to attempt a seemingly impossible task, a reference to Aesop's fable, "The Mice in Council." Chandu answers his question: "Certainly not the Ayatollahs of Iran as they are considered 'apostate' by the leaders of al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
In Aesop's fable of the Wolf and Lamb, (1) instead of simply
The author applies a twist to Aesop's fable of The Boy Who Cried Wolf; this fractured fairy tale renders the story from the eyes of the wolf's perspective.
"Advertising is the wind; PR is the sun," claim father-and-daughter duo Al and Laura Ries in their newest book, "The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR." The Rieses explain that in Aesop's fable, the sun wins a dispute over which is the stronger of the two--but frankly, the fable doesn't work with advertising and PR.
Daryl Domning tells us that the idea that we inherited our tendency to behave badly came from animals was, as it were, an Aesop's fable until the last 30 years when researchers documented quantitative knowledge about how animals really act in the wild and among themselves (ref.5).
Like the tortoise in Aesop's fable, all you need is to be patient--slow and steady wins the race--and to avoid a few hare traps.
In Aesop's Fable of The Tortoise and the Hare, you will watch a race between the Tortoise and the Hare.
"Always be ready." 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. * Mr Honk and his Sad Trombone - Saturday, November 19 Mr Honk plays in the local brass band.
AESOP'S fable about a thirsty crow putting stones in a deep vessel to raise the water level is apparently true.