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The Complete Fables Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fables 351-355 Summary

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Fables 351-355 Summary

(351) "The Tortoise and the Eagle" A tortoise begs an eagle to teach him to fly. The eagle explains that the tortoise was not made to fly, but the tortoise won't hear it. The eagle takes the tortoise up in the air and lets go of him. The tortoise falls to the ground and smashes to pieces. (352) "The Tortoise and the Hare" A tortoise and a hare decide to have a race. The hare, sure of his speed, lies down by the side of the road and falls asleep. The tortoise, knowing his slowness, never stops and passes the sleeping hare to win the race. (353) "The Wild Geese and the Cranes" Some wild geese and cranes forage for food in the same grassland. Hunters appear. The cranes fly away because they are so light, but the geese, hindered by their heavy bodies, die at the hunters'...

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