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The Complete Fables - Fables 296-300 Summary & Analysis

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Fables 296-300 Summary

(296) "The Child Thief and His Mother" A mother never disciplines her child for stealing. The child grows up to be a thief and is carted off to jail. He tells his mother that it is her fault for not correcting him when he was a child. (297) "The Child Bather" A child is close to drowning and calls for help. A passerby criticizes him for being reckless. The child says he will listen to lectures when he is safe. (298) "The Receiver of a Deposit of Money, and the God Horkos" A man receives a deposit of money from his friend. He decides to leave so that he will not have to repay the money. As he is leaving the city, he meets an old man and asks his name. The old man says that he is the god Horkos, whose name means Oath, and that he...

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