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Favourite Fables in Prose and Verse   By: (1824-1906)

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[Illustration: THE FROG AND THE OX.]

FAVOURITE FABLES,

In Prose and Verse.

WITH TWENTY FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS

FROM DRAWINGS

BY HARRISON WEIR.

[Illustration: JUSTICE.]

LONDON:

GRIFFITH AND FARRAN,

(SUCCESSORS TO NEWBERY AND HARRIS),

CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.

MDCCCLXX.

CONTENTS.

FABLE

I. THE FOX AND THE GOAT

II. THE FROG AND THE OX

III. THE MAN AND HIS GOOSE

IV. THE LION AND OTHER BEASTS

V. THE DOVE AND THE ANT

VI. THE FOX WITHOUT A TAIL

VII. THE BUTTERFLY AND THE SNAIL

VIII. THE WOLF AND THE CRANE

IX. THE FROG AND THE RAT

X. THE FIGHTING COCK AND EAGLE

XI. THE DIAMOND AND THE LOADSTONE

XII. THE BEAR AND THE BEES

XIII. THE FROGS DESIRING A KING

XIV. THE FOX AND THE BOAR

XV. THE VINE AND THE GOAT

XVI. THE DISCONTENTED HORSE

XVII. THE MOUNTAIN IN LABOUR

XVIII. THE FOX AND THE STORK

XIX. THE HORSE AND THE STAG

XX. THE LION WOUNDED

XXI. THE ASS IN THE LION'S SKIN

XXII. JUPITER AND THE FARMER

XXIII. THE VAIN JACKDAW

XXIV. THE VIPER AND THE FILE

XXV. THE WOLF AND THE LAMB

XXVI. THE OLD BULLFINCH AND YOUNG BIRDS

XXVII. THE MOUSE AND THE WEASEL

XXVIII. THE OLD HOUND

XXIX. THE CHARGER AND THE ASS

XXX. THE COLT AND THE FARMER

XXXI. THE LARK AND HER YOUNG ONES

XXXII. THE FOX AND THE CROW

XXXIII. THE PEACOCK'S COMPLAINT

XXXIV. THE STAG IN THE OX STALL

XXXV. THE WIND AND THE SUN

XXXVI. THE TRAVELLERS AND THE BEAR

XXXVII. THE DOG AND THE SHADOW

XXXVIII. THE HERMIT AND THE BEAR

XXXIX. THE SHEPHERD'S BOY AND THE WOLF

XL. THE FAWN AND HER MOTHER

XLI. THE TORTOISE AND THE EAGLE

XLII. THE BROTHER AND SISTER

XLIII. THE SHEPHERD'S DOG AND WOLF

XLIV. THE COVETOUS MAN

XLV. THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE

XLVI. THE HOG AND THE ACORNS

XLVII. THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE

XLVIII. THE CAT AND THE MICE

XLIX. THE KID AND THE WOLF

L. THE COUNCIL OF HORSES

LI. THE ASS AND THE LITTLE DOG

LII. THE LION AND THE FOUR BULLS

LIII. THE LEOPARD AND THE FOX

LIV. THE WARRIOR WOLF

LV. THE BELLY AND THE MEMBERS

LVI. THE CUR, THE HORSE, AND THE SHEPHERD'S DOG

LVII. THE JACKDAW AND THE EAGLE

LVIII. THE ASS AND THE LION HUNTING

LIX. THE WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING

LX. THE TWO BEES

LXI. THE TURKEY AND THE ANT

LXII. THE DOG AND THE WOLF

LXIII. THE SATYR AND THE TRAVELLER

LXIV. THE BARLEY MOW AND THE DUNGHILL

LXV. THE SHEEP BITER AND SHEPHERD

LXVI. THE STAG AT THE POOL

LXVII. THE OLD SWALLOWS AND THE YOUNG BIRDS

LXVIII. THE WAGGONER AND THE BUTTERFLY

LXIX. THE LION, THE BEAR AND THE FOX

LXX. THE FOX AND THE GRAPES

LXXI. THE HARE AND MANY FRIENDS

LXXII. THE COCK AND THE FOX

LXXIII. THE LION AND THE MOUSE

LXXIV. THE TRUMPETER TAKEN PRISONER

LXXV. THE MOUSE AND THE ELEPHANT

LXXVI. THE HUSBANDMAN AND HIS SONS

LXXVII. THE BALD KNIGHT

LXXVIII. THE DOG IN THE MANGER

LXXIX. THE OLD MAN AND DEATH

LXXX. THE OLD HEN AND YOUNG COCK

LXXXI. MERCURY AND THE WOODMAN

LXXXII. THE WOLF AND THE KID

LXXXIII. THE OLD MAN AND HIS SONS

LXXXIV. THE BROOK AND THE FOUNTAIN

LXXXV. THE MICE IN COUNCIL

LXXXVI. THE FOX IN THE WELL

LXXXVII. THE HORSE AND THE WOLF

LXXXVIII. THE TWO SPRINGS

LXXXIX. THE COUNTRYMAN AND THE RAVEN

XC. THE FOX AND THE BRAMBLE

XCI. HERCULES AND THE CARTER

XCII. THE BOYS AND THE FROGS

XCIII. THE COCK AND THE JEWEL

XCIV. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW WORM

XCV. THE FOX AND THE SICK LION

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