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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 251-255 Summary

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Fables 251-255 Summary

(251) "The Bat and the House-ferrets" A bat falls to the ground, and a house-ferret catches her. The bat says that she isn't a bird; she is a mouse. The ferret lets her go. The bat falls a second time, and another house-ferret attacks, claiming to hate mice. This time the bat tells the truth. The house-ferret lets her go. (252) "The Logs and the Olive" The logs ask the olives and the figs to be king. They don't want to give up their positions. The logs ask the thorn bush. The thorn bush says the logs would have to take shelter under him. (253) "The Woodcutter and Hermes" A woodcutter loses his ax in the river. Hermes appears and dives into the river. He brings up a gold ax and then a silver one. The man said neither is his. Hermes brings up the right ax and...

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