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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 276-280 Summary

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Fables 276-280 Summary

(276) "The Ass and the Dog Traveling Together" An ass and a dog find a letter in the road. The ass breaks the seal and reads it aloud. It concerns fodder. The dog asks the ass to skip ahead, as the letter is uninteresting. The ass scans the document and doesn't find anything of interest to the dog. The dog tells the ass that the paper is useless. (277) "The Ass and the Ass-driver" An ass strays off his path and falls over a precipice. The ass-driver grabs the ass by the tail and tries to pull him up. The ass struggles so much that the driver lets him go. (278) "The Ass and the Cicadas" An ass, envious of the cicadas' song, asks them what they eat to sing so well. They tell him that they eat the dew. The ass waits for the dew and starves...

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