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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 266-270 Summary

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Fables 266-270 Summary

(266) "The Ass Carrying a Statue of a God" An ass carries a statue of a god on his back as a man leads him to town. The passers-by see the statue and begin to bow. The ass, thinking the people were bowing to him, starts to bray and refuses to move. The owner, realizing what the ass is thinking, beats him with his club and says no one would worship an ass. (267) "The Ass Clothed in the Skin of a Lion, and the Fox" An ass clothes himself in the skin of a lion and goes about frightening all of the animals. He tries to frighten a fox, and the fox says if he hadn't heard the ass bray, he would be afraid too. (268) "The Ass Pronouncing the Horse Happy" An ass envies a horse for having plenty to eat and being well groomed. A...

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