Three Hundred Æsop's Fables

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Three Hundred Æsop's Fables  (1887) 
by Aesop, translated by George Fyler Townsend
AESOP'S FABLES

ÆSOP'S FABLES.

ÆSOP'S FABLES.

Frontispiece.

THREE HUNDRED

ÆSOP'S FABLES


LITERALLY TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK


BY THE

REV. GEO. FYLER TOWNSEND, M.A.


With fifty illustrations by Harrison Weir


LONDON

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS

The Broadway, Ludgate

NEW YORK : 416, BROOME STREET

Contents (not listed in original)
  1. The Lion and the Mouse - p. 31
  2. The Wolf and the Lamb - p. 32
  3. The Ass and the Grasshopper - p. 32
  4. The Wolf and the Crane - p. 33
  5. The Father and his Sons - p. 34
  6. The Bat and the Weasels - p. 34
  7. The Cock and the Jewel - p. 35
  8. The Swallow and the Crow - p. 35
  9. The Kingdom of the Lion - p. 36
  10. The Traveller and his Dog - p. 36
  11. The Ants and the Grasshopper - p. 36
  12. The Hare and the Tortoise - p. 37
  13. The Charcoal-burner and the Fuller - p. 38
  14. The Boy hunting Locusts - p. 38
  15. The Fisherman Piping - p. 38
  16. The Dog and the Shadow - p. 39
  17. Hercules and the Waggoner - p. 39
  18. The Mole and his Mother - p. 40
  19. The Herdsman and the lost Bull - p. 40
  20. The Fawn and his Mother - p. 41
  21. The Ass, the Fox, and the Lion - p. 41
  22. The Flies and the Honey Pot - p. 42
  23. The Lioness - p. 42
  24. The Farmer and the Snake - p. 43
  25. The Man and the Lion - p. 43
  26. The Pomegranate, Apple-tree, and Bramble - p. 43
  27. The Farmer and the Stork - p. 44
  28. The Mountain in Labour - p. 44
  29. The Bear and the Fox - p. 44
  30. The Tortoise and the Eagle - p. 45
  31. The Fox and the Goat - p. 45
  32. The Raven and the Swan - p. 46
  33. The Thirsty Pigeon - p. 46
  34. The Dog in the Manger - p. 47
  35. The Oxen and the Axle-trees - p. 47
  36. The Farmer and the Cranes - p. 48
  37. The Sick Lion - p. 48
  38. The Bear and the Two Travellers - p. 49
  39. The Fox who had lost his Tail - p. 49
  40. The Cat and the Cock - p. 50
  41. The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - p. 50
  42. The Goat and the Goatherd - p. 50
  43. The Boasting Traveller - p. 51
  44. The Lion in Love - p. 51
  45. The Miser - p. 51
  46. The Porker, the Sheep, and the Goat - p. 52
  47. The Boy and the Filberts - p. 52
  48. The Frogs asking for a King - p. 53
  49. The Labourer and the Snake - p. 54
  50. The Lion, the Mouse, and the Fox - p. 54
  51. The Horse and Groom - p. 55
  52. The Ass and the Mule - p. 55
  53. The Ass and the Lap-dog - p. 56
  54. The Oxen and the Butchers - p. 57
  55. The Shepherd's Boy and the Wolf - p. 57
  56. The Boys and the Frogs - p. 58
  57. The Salt Merchant and his Ass - p. 58
  58. The Mischievous Dog - p. 59
  59. The Goatherd and the Wild Goats - p. 59
  60. The Man and his Two Sweethearts - p. 60
  61. The Sick Stag - p. 61
  62. The Boy and the Nettles - p. 61
  63. The Astronomer - p. 62
  64. The Wolves and the Sheep - p. 62
  65. The Cat and the Birds - p. 62
  66. The Vain Jackdaw - p. 63
  67. The Kid and the Wolf - p. 64
  68. The Old Woman and the Physician - p. 64
  69. The Ox and the Frog - p. 65
  70. The Farmer and his Sons - p. 66
  71. The Heifer and the Ox - p. 66
  72. The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle - p. 66
  73. The Charger and the Miller - p. 67
  74. The Fox and the Monkey - p. 67
  75. The Horse and his Rider - p. 67
  76. The Belly and the Members - p. 68
  77. The Widow and her Little Maidens - p. 68
  78. The Vine and the Goat - p. 69
  79. Jupiter and the Monkey - p. 69
  80. The Hawk, the Kite, and the Pigeons - p. 70
  81. The Dolphins, the Whales, and the Sprat - p. 70
  82. The Swallow, the Serpent, and the Court of Justice - p. 70
  83. The Two Pots - p. 71
  84. The Shepherd and the Wolf - p. 71
  85. The Crab and its Mother - p. 71
  86. The Father and his Two Daughters - p. 72
  87. The Thief and his Mother - p. 72
  88. The Old Man and Death - p. 73
  89. The Fir Tree and the Bramble - p. 73
  90. The Æthiop - p. 73
  91. The Mouse, the Frog, and the Hawk - p. 74
  92. The Fisherman and his Nets - p. 75
  93. The Wolf and the Sheep - p. 75
  94. The Old Woman and the Wine-jar - p. 75
  95. The Man bitten by a Dog - p. 76
  96. The Huntsman and the Fisherman - p. 76
  97. The Fox and the Crow - p. 76
  98. The Widow and the Sheep - p. 77
  99. The Playful Ass - p. 77
  100. The Stag in the Ox-stall - p. 78
  101. The Two Dogs - p. 79
  102. The Wild Ass and the Lion - p. 79
  103. The Lion and the Dolphin - p. 80
  104. The Eagle and the Arrow - p. 81
  105. The Sick Kite - p. 81
  106. The Lion and the Boar - p. 82
  107. The Mice in Council - p. 82
  108. The One-eyed Doe - p. 83
  109. The Mice and the Weasels - p. 83
  110. The Shepherd and the Sea - p. 84
  111. The Ass, the Cock, and the Lion - p. 85
  112. The Rivers and the Sea - p. 85
  113. The Wild Boar and the Fox - p. 85
  114. The Milkwoman and her Pail - p. 86
  115. The Bee and Jupiter - p. 86
  116. The Wolf and the House-dog - p. 87
  117. The Three Tradesmen - p. 87
  118. The Ass carrying the Image - p. 88
  119. The Master and his Dogs - p. 88
  120. The Old Hound - p. 89
  121. The Two Travellers and the Axe - p. 90
  122. The Old Lion - p. 90
  123. The Wolf and the Shepherds - p. 90
  124. The Seaside Travellers - p. 91
  125. The Ass and his Shadow - p. 91
  126. The Ass and his Masters - p. 92
  127. Mercury and the Sculptor - p. 92
  128. The Fox and the Wood-cutter - p. 93
  129. The Oak and the Reeds - p. 94
  130. The Lion in a Farmyard - p. 94
  131. The Wolf and the Lion - p. 95
  132. The Birdcatcher, the Partridge, and the Cock - p. 95
  133. The Ant and the Dove - p. 96
  134. The Hares and the Frogs - p. 97
  135. The Monkey and the Fishermen - p. 98
  136. The Swan and the Goose - p. 98
  137. The Doe and the Lion - p. 98
  138. The Fisherman and the Little Fish - p. 99
  139. The Hunter and the Woodman - p. 99
  140. The Swollen Fox - p. 100
  141. The Two Frogs - p. 100
  142. The Lamp - p. 100
  143. The Camel and the Arab - p. 101
  144. The Miller, his Son, and their Ass - p. 101
  145. The Cat and the Mice - p. 103
  146. The Mouse and the Bull - p. 104
  147. The Dog and the Cook - p. 104
  148. The Thieves and the Cock - p. 105
  149. The Dancing Monkeys - p. 105
  150. The Farmer and the Fox - p. 106
  151. The Traveller and Fortune - p. 106
  152. The Sea-gull and the Kite - p. 106
  153. The Lion, the Bear, and the Fox - p. 107
  154. The Philosopher, the Ants, and Mercury - p. 108
  155. The Peasant and the Eagle - p. 108
  156. The Fox and the Leopard - p. 109
  157. The Lion and the Hare - p. 109
  158. The Image of Mercury and the Carpenter - p. 110
  159. The Lion, the Fox, and the Ass - p. 110
  160. The Bull and the Goat - p. 111
  161. The Bald Knight - p. 112
  162. The Oaks and Jupiter - p. 112
  163. The Monkeys and their Mother - p. 112
  164. The Hare and the Hound - p. 113
  165. The Shepherd and the Dog - p. 113
  166. The Oak and the Wood-cutters - p. 114
  167. The Wasp and the Snake - p. 114
  168. The Peacock and the Crane - p. 114
  169. The Hen and the Golden Eggs - p. 115
  170. The Ass and the Frogs - p. 115
  171. The Crow and the Raven - p. 115
  172. The Trees and the Axe - p. 116
  173. The Wolves and the Sheep-dogs - p. 116
  174. The Bull, the Lioness, and the Wild-Boar Hunter - p. 117
  175. The Bowman and Lion - p. 117
  176. The Camel - p. 118
  177. The Crab and the Fox - p. 118
  178. The Ass and the Old Shepherd - p. 118
  179. The Fox and the Hedgehog - p. 119
  180. The Woman and her Hen - p. 120
  181. The Kites and the Swans - p. 120
  182. The Dog and the Hare - p. 120
  183. The Hares and the Foxes - p. 121
  184. The Bull and the Calf - p. 121
  185. The Stag, the Wolf, and the Sheep - p. 121
  186. The Eagle, the Cat, and the Wild Sow - p. 121
  187. The Wolf and the Fox - p. 122
  188. The Mule - p. 123
  189. The Prophet - p. 123
  190. The Two Frogs - p. 124
  191. The Serpent and the Eagle - p. 124
  192. The Crow and the Pitcher - p. 125
  193. The Thief and the Innkeeper - p. 126
  194. The Hart and the Vine - p. 127
  195. The Gnat and the Lion - p. 127
  196. The Fox and the Grapes - p. 128
  197. The Walnut-tree - p. 128
  198. The Kid and the Wolf - p. 129
  199. The Monkey and the Dolphin - p. 130
  200. The Horse and the Stag - p. 130
  201. The Jackdaw and the Doves - p. 131
  202. The Fox and the Monkey - p. 131
  203. The Man and his Wife - p. 131
  204. The Man, the Horse, the Ox, and the Dog - p. 132
  205. The Thief and the House-Dog - p. 133
  206. The Apes and the Two Travellers - p. 134
  207. The Fox and the Lion - p. 135
  208. The Weasel and the the Mice - p. 135
  209. The Boy Bathing - p. 136
  210. The Peacock and Juno - p. 136
  211. The Wolf and the Shepherd - p. 137
  212. The Hares and the Lions - p. 138
  213. The Seller of Images - p. 138
  214. The Hawk and the Nightingale - p. 138
  215. The Lark and her Young Ones - p. 139
  216. The Dog, the Cock, and the Fox - p. 140
  217. The Geese and the Cranes - p. 140
  218. The Ass and the Wolf - p. 141
  219. The Goat and the Ass - p. 142
  220. The Lion and the Bull - p. 142
  221. The Fox and the Mask - p. 143
  222. The Grasshopper and the Owl - p. 143
  223. The Fowler and the Viper - p. 144
  224. The Horse and the Ass - p. 144
  225. The Lion and the Three Bulls - p. 145
  226. The Wolf and the Goat - p. 145
  227. The Fly and the Draught-mule - p. 146
  228. The Fishermen - p. 146
  229. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse - p. 147
  230. The Wolf, the Fox, and the Ape - p. 148
  231. The Wasps, the Partridges, and the Farmer - p. 148
  232. The Brother and the Sister - p. 149
  233. The Dogs and the Fox - p. 149
  234. The Blind Man and the Whelp - p. 150
  235. The Cobbler turned Doctor - p. 150
  236. The Wolf and the Horse - p. 151
  237. The Two Men who were Enemies - p. 152
  238. The Game-cocks and the Partridge - p. 152
  239. The Fox and the Lion - p. 152
  240. The Quack Frog - p. 153
  241. The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox - p. 153
  242. The Dog's House - p. 154
  243. The North Wind and the Sun - p. 154
  244. The Crow and Mercury - p. 155
  245. The Fox and the Crane - p. 155
  246. The Wolf and the Lion - p. 156
  247. The Birds, the Beasts, and the Bat - p. 156
  248. The Spendthrift and the Swallow - p. 156
  249. The Trumpeter taken Prisoner - p. 157
  250. The Owl and the Birds - p. 157
  251. The Goods and the Ills - p. 158
  252. The Ass in the Lion's Skin - p. 159
  253. The Sparrow and the Hare - p. 159
  254. The Flea and the Ox - p. 160
  255. The Ass and his Purchaser - p. 160
  256. The Dove and the Crow - p. 161
  257. The Man and the Satyr - p. 161
  258. Jupiter, Neptune, Minerva, and Momus - p. 162
  259. The Eagle and the Jackdaw - p. 163
  260. The Eagle and the Fox - p. 164
  261. The Two Bags - p. 164
  262. The Bitch and her Whelps - p. 165
  263. The Stag at the Pool - p. 165
  264. The Lark burying its Father - p. 166
  265. The Gnat and the Bull - p. 166
  266. The Monkey and the Camel - p. 166
  267. The Dogs and the Hides - p. 167
  268. The Jackdaw and the Fox - p. 167
  269. Mercury and the Workmen - p. 168
  270. The Peasant and the Apple-tree - p. 169
  271. The Two Soldiers and the Robber - p. 169
  272. The Shepherd and the Sheep - p. 170
  273. The Trees under the protection of the Gods - p. 170
  274. The Flea and the Wrestler - p. 170
  275. The Lion and the Fox - p. 171
  276. Truth and the Traveller - p. 172
  277. The Manslayer - p. 172
  278. The Lion and the Eagle - p. 172
  279. The Ass and the Driver - p. 173
  280. The Thrush and the Fowler - p. 173
  281. The Mother and the Wolf - p. 173
  282. The Hen and the Swallow - p. 174
  283. The Rose and the Amaranth - p. 174
  284. The Travellers and the Plane-tree - p. 174
  285. The Ass and the Horse - p. 175
  286. The Crow and the Sheep - p. 175
  287. The Fox and the Bramble - p. 175
  288. The Ass and the Charger - p. 176
  289. The Lion, Jupiter, and the Elephant - p. 176
  290. The Dog and the Oyster - p. 177
  291. The Mules and the Robbers - p. 178
  292. The Lamb and the Wolf - p. 178
  293. The Partridge and the Fowler - p. 178
  294. The Flea and the Man - p. 179
  295. The Rich Man and the Tanner - p. 179
  296. The Viper and the File - p. 179
  297. The Lion and the Shepherd - p. 180
  298. The Camel and Jupiter - p. 180
  299. The Panther and the Shepherds - p. 180
  300. The Eagle and the Kite - p. 181
  301. The Eagle and his Captor - p. 182
  302. The King's Son and the Painted Lion - p. 182
  303. The Cat and Venus - p. 183
  304. The Eagle and the Beetle - p. 183
  305. The She-goats and their Beards - p. 184
  306. The Bald Man and the Fly - p. 184
  307. The Shipwrecked Man and the Sea - p. 185
  308. The Buffoon and the Countryman - p. 185
  309. The Crow and the Serpent - p. 187
  310. The Hunter and the Horseman - p. 187
  311. The Olive-tree and the Fig-tree - p. 187
  312. The Frogs' complaint against the Sun - p. 188
  313. The Brazier and his Dog - p. 188


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