A Fox was caught in a trap one fine morning, because he had got too near the Farmer's hen house.
A pack of Wolves lurked near the Sheep pasture. But the Dogs kept them all at a respectful distance, and the Sheep grazed in perfect safety.
One day, a long time ago, an old Miller and his Son were on their way to market with an Ass which they hoped to sell.
There was once a Cat who was so watchful, that a Mouse hardly dared show the tip of his whiskers for fear of being eaten alive.