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The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil

There was once a Poor Man, who lived in a house next to a wealthy Merchant who sold oil and honey. As the Merchant was a kind neighbor, he one day sent a flask of oil to the Poor Man. The Poor Man was delighted, and put it carefully away on the top...

The Carpenter and the Ape

An ape one day sat watching a Carpenter who was splitting a piece of wood with two wedges. First the Carpenter drove the smaller wedge into the crack, so as to keep it open, and then when the crack was wide enough, he hammered in the larger wedge...

The Fox, the Hen, and the Drum

A fox, who was out in search of food, discovered a Hen scratching for worms at the foot of a tree. He hid himself in a bush near by, and was about to spring out and seize her, when a strange tapping sound fell upon his ears; for in that same tree...

The Tortoise and the Geese

tortoise and two Geese lived together in a pond for many years. At last there came a drought and dried up the pond. Then the Geese said to one another,— “We must seek a new home quickly, for we cannot live without water. Let us say farewell to...

The Cruel Tribute

I. The Treaty MINOS, king of Crete, had made war upon Athens. He had come with a great fleet of ships and an army, and had burned the merchant vessels in the harbor, and had overrun all the country and the coast even to Megara, which lies to the...

The Jackal and the War-Drum

In a certain region was a jackal whose throat was pinched by hunger. While wandering in search of food, he came upon a king’s battle ground in the midst of a forest. And as he lingered a moment there,, he heard a great sound. This sound...

The Talkative Tortoise.

Once upon a time, when Brahma-datta was reigning in Benāres, the future Buddha was born in a minister’s family; and when he grew up, he became the king’s adviser in things temporal and spiritual. Now this king was very talkative: while he was...

The Hare and The Lion

It was noon and sun was overhead. It was meal time for lion and he was hungry, but there was no sight of food. It had never happened before. As the sun came overhead, an animal would approach the Lion King and offer itself as food. There was a time...

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