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The Mouse & The Bull

By   /  Mon 16 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 27-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A bull gave chase to a mouse which had bitten him in the nose: but the mouse was too quick for him and slipped into a hole in a wall. The bull charged furiously into the wall again and again until he was tired out, and sank down on the ground exhausted with his efforts. […]

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The Horse & The Groom

By   /  Thu 5 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 16-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

There was once a groom who used to spend long hours clipping and combing the horse of which he had charge, but who daily stole a portion of his allowance of oats, and sold it for his own profit. The horse gradually got into worse and worse condition, and at last cried to the groom, […]

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The Fox And The Crow

By   /  Thu 5 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 16-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A crow was sitting on a branch of a tree with a piece of cheese in her beck when a fox observed her and set his wits to work to discover some way of getting the cheese. Coming and standing under the tree he looked up and said, “What a noble bird I see above […]

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The Mischievous Dog

By   /  Thu 5 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 16-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

There was once a dog who used to snap at people and bite them without any provocation, and who was a great nuisance to everyone who came to his master’s house. So his master fastened a bell around his neck to warn people of his presence. The dog was very proud of the bell, and […]

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The Boy Bathing

By   /  Mon 2 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 13-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A boy was bathing in a river and got out of his depth, and was in great danger of being drowned. A man who was passing along side road heard his cries for help, and went to the riverside and began to scold him for being so careless as to get into deep water, but […]

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The Bee & Jupiter

By   /  Mon 2 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 13-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A queen bee from Hymettus flew up to Olympus with some fresh honey from the hive as a present to Jupiter, who was so pleased with the gift that he promised to give her anything she liked to ask for. She said she would be very grateful if he would give stings to the bees, […]

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The Bear & The Fox

By   /  Mon 2 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 13-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A bear was once bragging about his generous feelings, and saying who refined he was compared to other animals. (There is fact, a tradition that a bear will never touch a dead body.) A fox, who heard him talking in this strain, smiled and said, “My friend, when you are hungry, I only wish you […]

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The Hare & The Hound

By   /  Mon 2 Dhul Hijjah 1439AH 13-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A young hound started at a hare, when he caught her up, would at one moment snap at her with his teeth as though he were about to kill her, while at another he would let go his hold and frisk about her, as if he were playing with another dog. At last the hare […]

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The Difference Between Strong and weak Races

By   /  Thu 27 Dhul Qidah 1439AH 9-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

    “The difference between the strong and the weak races is that the strong races seem to know themselves; seem to discover themselves; seem to realize and know fully that there is but a link between them and the Creator; that above them there is no other but God and anything that bears human […]

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The Fox Without A Tail

By   /  Mon 24 Dhul Qidah 1439AH 6-8-2018AD  /  Short Stories  /  No Comments

A fox once fell into a trap, and after a struggle managed to get free, but with the loss of his brush. He was then much ashamed of his appearance that he thought life was not worth living unless he could persuade the other foxes to part with their tails also,, and thus divert attention […]

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