They met a couple on the way."Why walk when you have an ass to ride?" called out the husband, "seat the boy on the ass."I would like that said the boy, "help me up father."And the father did that on they met another couple. "How shameful of you!" cried the woman, "let your father ride, wont hippie he be tired?"so, the boy got down and the father rode the ass. Again they marched."poor boy said the next person they met, "why should the lazy father ride while his son iswalking?"so, the boy got onto the ass too. As they went on, they met some travellers."How cruel of them!" They are up to kill the poor ass." criedone of the travellers. Hearing this, the father and the son got down. Now theydecided to carry the ass on their shoulders. As they did so, thetravellers broke into e laughter frightened the ass.
Then selling them, i will buy d when they hatch, i shall have a good poultry farm."She further thought, "I shall sell some of my fowls and buy a fine dress. Seeing it on my body atthe fair, all the boys will admire. But I will turn them away just tossing my head at them."Lost in day dreams, she forgot about the pail on her head. She tossed her head with a jerk and thepail of milk came tumbling down. It was broken and all the milk got spilt."Dear O dear!" she cried, "I have lost my all." moral: Dont count your chickens before they are hatched. A fisherman and A spratA fisherman had been fishing for along time but without luck. At essay last he tugged at his net andsaw a small fish caught."Please let me go begged the fish, "I will grow bigger in a few days and then you can catchme again."The fisherman said, "Now that I have caught you i wont let. If I leave you, i maynever see you again." moral: A bird in hand is worth two in bush. You cant pleasa everyoneOne day a man was going to market with his son and his ass.
Can you see the city?" "no said the other frog; "but if I climb on your back i might be able to see."So he climbed up on the back of the other frog to see the w when the frog put up his head. So he saw the village they had just left."Can you see the city? Asked the frog who was below."Yes answered the frog that had climbed. I can see. It looks just like our village."Then the frogs thought that it was not worthwhile going any farther. They went back and told thefrogs round the village that they had seen the city, and it was just like theirs. The dreamy milk-maidA milk-maid had been to the meadow to milk her cows. Now she was returning home with a pailof milk on her e thought, "I will make cream and butter out of this milk.
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Justat the middle of the bridge he met another goat. There was no room for them to pass. "Go back said one goat to the other, "there is no room for both of us"."Why should I the go back? said the other goat. "Why should not you go back?" you must go back said the first goat, "because i am stronger than you."you are not stronger than i said the second goat."We will see about that said the first goat, and he put down his horns to fight."Stop!
said the second goat. " If we fight, we shall both fall into the river and be stead I have a plan- i shall lie down, and you may walk over." Then the wise goat lay down on the bridge, and the other goat walked lightly over they. The two frogsTwo eid frogs had lived in a village all their lives. They thought they would like to go and see thebig city that was about ten miles away. They talked about it for a long time, and at last they set off to see the city. It was a hot day, and they soon began to feel tired. They had only gone a little way when one said to the other, "We must be nearly there.
The hungry mouse a mouse was having a very bad time. She could find no food at all. She looked here andthere, but there was no food, and she grew very thin. At last the mouse found a basket, full of corn. There was a small hole in the basket, andshe crept.
She could just get through the en she began to eat the corn. Being very hungry, she ate a great deal, and went on eating andeating. She had grown very fat before she felt that she had had enough. When the mouse tried to climb out of the basket, she could not. She was too fat to passthrough the hole." How shall I climb out?" said the mouse. "oh, how shall I climb out?" Just then a rat came along, and he heard the mouse."Mouse said the rat, "if you want toclimb out of the basket, you must wait till you have grown as thin as you were when you wentin.". The two goats over a river there was a very narrow bridge. One day a goat was crossing this bridge.
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You are all wet and might damage my boat vanity dness was close by so love asked, "Sadness, take me along with you."Oh. Love, i am so sad that I need to be by myself! sadness said in a sullen voice. Happiness passed by love, too, but she was so preoccupied with her happiness that she did noteven hear when love called ddenly, there was a voice, "Come, love, i will take you." It was an elder. An overjoyed reviews lovejumped up into the boat and in the process needed forgot to ask where they were going. When theyarrived at a dry land, the elder went her own alizing how much was owed to the elder, love asked Knowledge another elder, "Who helpedme?"It was Time knowledge answered."Time?" thought love. Then, as if reading the face of love, knowledge smiled and answered Because only time is capable of understanding how valuable love.".
One day it was announced to themthat the island would sink! So all constructed boats and left. Love wanted to hold out until the last possible moment. When the island had almostsunk, love decided to ask for help. Richness was passing by love in a boat. Love said abortion Richness, can you take me with you?"Richness answered, "Sorry love, i cant. There is a lot of gold and silver in my boat and so thereis no place here for you."love next asked to vanity who was also sailing. Vanity was also ready with the same answer."I cant help you, love.
knocked over a jar on the table. Then it tried to jump on to its masters knee. The master thought the donkey was mad, and he shouted, "Help! Help!" Men came running in with sticks, and they beat the donkey till it ran out of the house, and they drove it back to the field. "I only did what the dog does said the donkey and yet they make a pet of the dog, and they beat me with sticks. It is not fair.". Love time Once upon a time, in an island there lived all the feelings and emotions: Happiness, Sadness, Knowledge, and all of the others, including love.
Successfully reported this slideshow. English short stories, upcoming SlideShare, loading in 5, no downloads. No beauty notes for slide. The donkey and little dogA man had a little dog, and he was very fond. He would pat its head, and take it on his knee, and talk. Then he would give it little bits of food from his own plate. A donkey looked in at the window and saw the man and the dog."Why does he not make a pet of me?" said the donkey."It is not fair. I work hard, and the dog only wags its tail, and barks, andjumps on its masters knee.
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