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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 51-55 Summary

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Fables 51-55 Summary

(51) "The Braggart" A man is tired of being called unmanly and leaves his village. He returns and claims to have jumped further than Olympian athletes. He says he can prove it when a witness comes to their country. Someone tells him to just make the jump now and prove it once and for all. (52) "The Middle-aged Man and His Mistresses" A middle aged man has gray hair and two mistresses. The older one plucks out his dark hairs, and the younger one plucks out his gray hairs. The man goes bald from all the plucking. (53) "The Shipwrecked Man" A violent storm rises and capsizes a ship. The passengers swim for safety while one man prays to Athena. Another passenger tells the man to pray if he wants, but to also swim. (54) "The Blind Man" A blind man can recognize things by touch. Someone hands him...

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