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The Blind Man and the Cub by Aesop for ESL Students

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There was once a blind man who had so fine a sense of touch that, when any animal was put into his hands, he could tell what it was merely by the feel of it.

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One of the themes of this short story is about perception.

One day, the cub of a wolf was put into his hands, and he was asked what it was.

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He felt it for some time, and then said, “Indeed, I am not sure whether it is a wolf’s cub or a fox’s: but this I know—it would never do to trust it in a sheepfold.”

آموزش زبان فارسی با داستان گرگ و بره به همراه نسخه انگلیسی و لیستی از واژگان فارسی با ترجمه سرکار خانم نفیسه آقایی

Evil tendencies are early shown.

Vocabulary in context

  1. merely: only, simply, just
  2. cub: an offspring of a carnivorous mammal, such as a lion, bear, wolf, fox, etc.
  3. indeed: actually, as a matter of fact
  4. sheepfold: an enclosure or shelter for sheep, manger
  5. evil: morally bad, harmful
  6. tendency: general inclination, propensity

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