Fifty More Fables of La Fontaine

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These wonderfully wrought moral tales will as easily charm children with bright and basic truths as they will delight adults drawn to their reflectively subtle, sophisticated facets of wit and wisdom.
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Overview

These wonderfully wrought moral tales will as easily charm children with bright and basic truths as they will delight adults drawn to their reflectively subtle, sophisticated facets of wit and wisdom.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252023460
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 10.11 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Bibliography
The Wolf and the Hound 3
The Heifer, the Goat, and the Lamb in Consort with the Lion 7
The Middle-aged Man and His Two Mistresses 9
The Fox and the Stork 13
The Child and the Schoolmaster 17
The Mastiff Bitch and Her Friend 19
The Lion and the Rat & The Dove and the Ant 21
The Crow Who Wanted to Imitate the Eagle 23
The Peacock Who Complained to Juno 27
The Wolf Turned Shepherd 29
The Frogs Who Ask for a King 31
The Fox and The Goat 35
A Reflection from Socrates 37
The Miser Who Lost His Treasure 39
The Fox Who Lost His Tail 41
The Doctors 43
The Deer and the Vine 45
The Snake and the File 47
The Lion Going Off to War 49
The Bear and the Two Companions 51
The Ass Dressed in the Lion's Skin 55
The Fox, the Ape, and the Animals 57
The Mule Who Boasted of His Family Tree 61
The Old Man and the Ass 63
The Hare and the Tortoise 65
The Ass and His Masters 69
The Peasant and the Snake 71
The Sick Lion and the Fox 75
The Horse and the Ass 79
The Animals Ill with the Plague 81
The Vultures and the Pigeons 85
The Coach and the Fly 89
The Two Cocks 91
The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox 95
The Lioness's Funeral 99
The Torrent and the Rivulet 103
The Ape and the Leopard 105
The Treasure and the Two Men 109
The Man and the Snake 113
The Money-Burier and His Friend 119
The Partridge and the Cocks 121
The Old Man and the Three Young Men 123
The Fox, the Flies, and the Hedgehog 127
The Forest and the Woodsman 129
The Fox, the Wolf, and the Horse 131
The Fox and the Young Turkey Cocks 135
The Scynthian Philosopher 137
The Elephant and Jupiter's Ape 141
The Matron of Ephesus 145
Notes 157
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