A sheep was being shorn clumsily. If it’s my wool you want. “it said, “don’t cut so close. If it’s my flesh you’re after, kill me outright, don’t torture me to death by inches.
THE KING’S SON AND THE PAINTED LION
A fox entered an actor’s house and rummaged through all his properties. Among other things he found a mask representing a hobgoblin’s head the work of a taelented artist. He took it up in his paws and said: “What a fine head! A pity it has no brain in it!” This fable reminds us that some men impressive physical appearance are deficient in intellect.
EVIL FOR GOOD
One winter’s day a farmhand a snake frozen stiff with the cold, and moved by compassion he picked it up and put it in his bosom. But with the warmth its natural instinct returned, and it gave its benefactor a fatal bite. As he died he said: “I have got what I deserve for taking pity on an evil creature.”
This story shows that even the greatest kindness cannot change a bad nature.