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The Complete Fables - Study Guide Fables 156-160 Summary & Analysis

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(156) "The Kithara-player" An untalented kithara-player sings from morning to night. Hearing his voice echo off his thickly plastered walls, the player assumes that he has a beautiful voice. He performs in a theater and is driven off stage by people throwing stones. (157) "The Thrush" A thrush pecks berries in a myrtle grove. A fowler sees her and catches her in a lime-trap. The thrush says that by enjoying the pleasure of food, she has deprived herself of life. (158) "The Thieves and the Cock" Some thieves break into a house and steal a cockerel. To keep the thieves from killing him, the cock says that he is useful to men because he will rouses them in the night for their work. The thieves say that by waking everyone, it makes their job difficult. (159) "The Stomach and the Feet" The stomach and feet argue over who is...

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