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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 261-265 Summary

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Fables 261-265 Summary

(261) "The Traveler and Chance" A man, worn out from his journey, throws himself down beside a well and sleeps. Chance wakes him, saying that if the man had fallen he would have blamed Chance. (262) "The Asses Appealing to Zeus" The asses ask Zeus to lighten their workload. Zeus tells them that they can escape their misery if they can make a river from their urine. They take him at his word. From that point forward, every time an ass sees another urinating, he stops in his tracks to do the same. (263) "The Ass Bought in the Market" A man takes an ass on a trial basis. He puts the ass in with his other animals, and the ass chooses to stand with the fattest and laziest of the animals. The man takes him back to the market after judging the ass's choice in friends. (264) "The...

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