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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 316-320 Summary

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Fables 316-320 Summary

(316) "The Shepherd and the Sheep" A shepherd drives his sheep into an oak wood. He lays his cloak on the ground beneath an oak tree and shakes down acorns for the sheep to eat. The sheep eat the acorns and the cloak. The shepherd says the sheep provide wool to others but eats the cloak of the person who feeds them. (317) "The Shepherd Who Let a Wolf into the Fold, and the Dog" A shepherd herds his sheep into the fold and closes a wolf in with them. The dog sees it and marvels that a man who makes a living with sheep would let in a wolf. (318) "The Joking Shepherd" A shepherd plays a practical joke on the villagers. He cries that wolves are attaching his sheep and laughs as the townspeople come running to help him. One day, some wolves appear, and the...

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