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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 271-275 Summary

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Fables 271-275 Summary

(271) "The Ass and the Frogs" An ass, carrying a load of wood across a bog, falls into the water. Unable to get up, the ass moans and brays. Some frogs, hearing the commotion, come up and say the ass hasn't been in the water as long as they have, so he should quit braying. (272) "The Ass and the Mule Carrying the Same Heavy Loads" An ass and a mule are trudging along carrying heavy loads. The ass thinks the mule should be able to carry twice as much and says so. The driver takes some of the ass's load and puts it on the mule. The mule ends up carrying both loads. The mule asks the ass to give up his share of food. (273) "The Ass and the Gardener" An ass, belonging to a gardener, appeals to Zeus to change his master. A potter buys...

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