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The Complete Fables - Fables 16-20 Summary & Analysis

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Fables 16-20 Summary

(16) "The Goat and the Donkey" A jealous goat tells a donkey to fake an epileptic fit. That way, the donkey can get some rest from his work. The donkey does and badly bruises himself. The vet prescribes goat lung, so the farmer sacrifices the goat. (17) "The Goatherd and the Wild Goats" A goatherd sees wild goats mixing with his. He herds them all together. He plans to keep the wild goats, so he gives them better food than his own. He lets them out to pasture, and the wild goats run away. They don't trust a man who treats strangers better than his friends. (18) "The Ugly Slave Girl and Aphrodite" A master is in love with his ugly and bad natured slave and holds her above his wife. Every night the girl prays for Aphrodite to make her beautiful. Aphrodite refuses because the girl's master...

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