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AESOP'S FABLES (82 Fables)
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1-21 22-42  The Cock and the Pearl The Frog and the Ox  The Wolf and the Lamb Androcles  The Dog and the Shadow The Bat, the Birds, and the Beasts  The Lion's Share The Hart and the Hunter  The Wolf and the Crane The Serpent and the File  The Man and the Serpent The Man and the Wood  The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse The Dog and the Wolf  The Fox and the Crow The Belly and the Members  The Sick Lion The Hart in the Ox-Stall  The Ass and the Lapdog The Fox and the Grapes  The Lion and the Mouse The Horse, Hunter, and Stag  The Swallow and the Other Birds The Peacock and Juno  The Frogs Desiring a King The Fox and the Lion  The Mountains in Labour The Lion and the Statue  The Hares and the Frogs The Ant and the Grasshopper  The Wolf and the Kid The Tree and the Reed  The Woodman and the Serpent The Fox and the Cat  The Bald Man and the Fly The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing  The Fox and the Stork The Dog in the Manger  The Fox and the Mask The Man and the Wooden