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The Ass and the Wolf – Best Aesop’s Fables with Video

Published on August 27th, 2023 | Last updated on August 30th, 2023 by | Category: English Short Stories | No Comments on The Ass and the Wolf – Best Aesop’s Fables with Video | 158 Views | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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Source of story: Gutenberg Project

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The Ass and the Wolf

An ass was feeding in a meadow, and, catching sight of his enemy, the wolf in the distance, pretended to be very lame and hobbled painfully along.

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When the wolf came up, he asked the ass how he came to be so lame, and the ass replied that in going through a hedge, he had trodden on a thorn, and he begged the wolf to pull it out with his teeth, “In case,” he said, “when you eat me, it should stick in your throat and hurt you very much.”

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The wolf said he would, and told the ass to lift up his foot, and gave his whole mind to getting out the thorn.

داستان گرگ و شیر برای آموزش زبان فارسی به کودکان و نوجوانان

But the ass suddenly let out with his heels and fetched the wolf a fearful kick in the mouth, breaking his teeth; and then he galloped off at full speed.

داستان الاغ تنبل و بار نمک برای آموزش زبان فارسی به غیر فارسی زبانان

As soon as he could speak, the wolf growled to himself, “It serves me right: my father taught me to kill, and I ought to have stuck to that trade instead of attempting to cure.”

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