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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 116-120 Summary

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Fables 116-120 Summary

(116) "The Adder and the File" An adder asks for alms from the tools in a workshop. He begs from the file. The file says that his nature is to take away, not to give. (117) "The Adder and the Water-snake" An adder and a water snake fight over a spring. The frogs hate the water snake and offer to help the adder. The frogs croak encouragement during the battle. The adder wins and tells the frogs that their words were useless. (118) "Zeus and Shame" Zeus introduces shame to humans through their rectums. Shame says that she will only go in that way if nothing else does. (119) "Zeus and the Fox" Zeus makes the fox king of all animals. He tests the fox during a royal procession by releasing a beetle in the fox's carriage. The fox ignores propriety and chases the beetle. Zeus returns the fox...

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