There was once a little Kid whose growing horns made him think he was a grown-up Billy Goat and able to take care of himself.
A sacred Image was being carried to the temple. It was mounted on an Ass adorned with garlands and gorgeous trappings, and a grand procession of priests and pages followed it through the streets.
An Ass and a Fox had become close comrades, and were constantly in each other's company.
An Eagle swooped from out the sky,
And carried off a sheep.
A Raven seeing him, said: "I
Could do that too if I should try.
His meal comes mighty cheap."
A Fox, swimming across a river, was barely able to reach the bank, where he lay bruised and exhausted from his struggle with the swift current.
An old Toad once informed all his neighbors that he was a learned doctor. In fact he could cure anything.
An Ass in The Lion's skin arrayed
Made everybody fear.
A Giant Oak stood near a brook in which grew some slender Reeds. When the wind blew, the great Oak stood proudly upright with its hundred arms uplifted to the sky.
A Wolf had stolen a Lamb and was carrying it off to his lair to eat it.
An Ass was being driven along a road leading down the mountain side, when he suddenly took it into his silly head to choose his own path.
There he saw another one.
A foolish Dog, who carried in his jaw
A Dog, to whom the butcher had thrown a bone, was hurrying home with his prize as fast as he could go.
I'm known as a Heron as such, I live high.
A long-legged Heron, with long neck and beak,
Set out for a stroll by the bank of a creek.
One day a Stag came to a Sheep and asked her to lend him a measure of wheat.
A Peacock, puffed up with vanity, met a Crane one day, and to impress him spread his gorgeous tail in the Sun.
A Wolf had been hurt in a fight with a Bear. He was unable to move and could not satisfy his hunger and thirst. A Sheep passed by near his hiding place, and the Wolf called to him.
Some hungry Dogs saw a number of hides at the bottom of a stream where the Tanner had put them to soak.
Two Goats, frisking gayly on the rocky steeps of a mountain valley, chanced to meet, one on each side of a deep chasm through which poured a mighty mountain torrent.