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The Complete Fables - Fables 96-100 Summary & Analysis

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Fables 96-100 Summary

(96) "The Orator Demades" Demades tells a fable by Aesop. He stops his story, and a man asks what happened to the god in the story. Demades says that Demeter is angry with the man for listening to fables rather than working. (97) "Diogenes and the Bald Man" A bald man insults the cynic philosopher Diogenes. Diogenes tells the man that he has no right to criticize since he has no hair on his head. (98) "Diogenes on a Journey" Diogenes comes to a rushing river he cannot cross. A local man comes to his aid and carries him across. Diogenes is about to thank him when the man goes to carry another traveler across. Diogenes says the man is acting out of compulsion, not kindness. (99) "The Oak Trees and Zeus" Oak trees, tired of being cut down, appeal to Zeus for help. Zeus says that it is...

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