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The Complete Fables - Study Guide Fables 86-90 Summary & Analysis

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(86) "The Ploughman's Quarrelsome Sons" A ploughman wants his sons to stop fighting. He gives them each a bundle of firewood and asks them to break it. They can't. He tells them to break the sticks one at a time, and it works. He explains that if they stick together they are indestructible. If they stand separate, they will break easily. (87) "The Old Woman and the Doctor" An old woman has bad eyesight. She agrees on a fee with her doctor. Each time the doctor visits, he steals a piece of furniture. When he has taken all of her furniture, he asks for his fee. The woman refuses, and he takes her to court. The woman tells the judge that before the doctor started visiting, she could see every piece of furniture in her house. Now that he is done, she can't see any of it...

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