The Bear and the Fox By Aesop’s Fables

Moral: Be careful what you boast about.
A Bear boasted very much of his philanthropy, saying that of all animals he was the most tender in his regard for man, for he had such respect for him that he would not even touch his dead body. A Fox hearing these words said with a smile to the Bear, “Oh! that you would eat the dead and not the living.”

See also  The Two Peasants
Leave a Reply 0

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *