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The Complete Fables - Fables 151-155 Summary & Analysis

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Fables 151-155 Summary

(151) "The Crab and Her Mother" A mother crab tells her child not to walk sideways or drag her sides against wet rocks. The crab says that she learns to walk from watching her mother. (152) "The Walnut Tree" A walnut tree is upset about being hit by stones. He says that he is unlucky to attract so many insults year after year. (153) "The Beaver" Ancients believe the beaver's genitals possess cures to certain ailments. A hunted beaver will run for a certain distance. If he sees that he will be caught, he will bite off his privates and throw them at his pursuer to save his own life. (154) "The Gardener Watering the Vegetables" According to the gardener, wild vegetable flourish while cultivated ones are sickly because the earth acts as mother to one and stepmother to the other. (155) "The Gardener and the Dog" A gardener's dog...

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