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The Complete Fables - Study Guide Fables 71-75 Summary & Analysis

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(71) "The Three Oxen and the Lion" Three oxen always graze together. A lion, wanting to eat them, laments the fact that the three are never apart. He sets the three against each other with slanderous statements. The oxen separate, and the lion eats them one by one. (72) "The Ox-driver and Herakles" As an ox-driver brings his wagon toward a town, the wagon falls into a deep ravine. Instead of trying to get the wagon out, the driver invokes Herakles. Herakles appears and tells him to put some of his own effort in rather than invoking the gods in vain. (73) "The North Wind and the Sun" The North Wind and the Sun have a contest to see who can get a traveler to remove his clothes. The North Wind blows as hard as he can, but the man wraps his clothes tightly about him. The Sun...

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