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dc.contributor.authorNo Authoren_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T20:36:13Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T20:36:13Z
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.other9006 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/84210
dc.description.abstractThe four fables presented and illustrated in this volume are: The Greedy Dog; The Two Roosters and the Eagle; The Doctor and His Patient; and The Monkey and The Fisherman. In DS, the dog only barks at the dog in the water. The fable is nicely portrayed on 2-3. The moral is just as surprising as in its other use in this series: Penny-wise and pound foolish. How is this dog penny-wise? In The Two Roosters and the Eagle, two roosters compete for one particular hen. One of them even picks flowers for her. The two are pictured well on 6-7. Unfortunately, in this illustration the eagle seems to be swooping down on them even during the fight. The point in the text, as generally, is that, after winning, the victor flies high and celebrates and so makes himself into a victim. The Doctor and His Patient is new to me and somewhat confusing. A doctor explains that a pear is good for our teeth but bad for our spleen, while a jujube -- a Chinese date, I here learn -- is good for our spleen but bad for our teeth. The patient claims a good way to get the good and avoid the bad, namely to chew the pear but not to swallow it and to swallow the jujube straight down. How might this story lead to the moral A little learning is a dangerous thing (12)? The monkey tries to imitate the fisherman and gets tangled in the net. Practice makes perfect may miss the point, since practice without insight accomplishes nothing and the monkey seems to lack insight!en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityPaul Skjervolden_US
dc.publisherYou Fu Culture Co. Ltd.en_US
dc.title365 Successful Fables: The Greedy Dogen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationTaiwanen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Bilingual: English/Mandarin Chineseen_US
dc.acquired.locationJeremy Weiss, Sleepy Hollow, NY, through eBayen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $10.00en_US
dc.date.acquired2012-09en_US
dc.date.printed2008?en_US
dc.subject.local1Aesop et alen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.title.series365 Successful Fablesen_US
dc.title.setFW 7en_US
dc.time.yr2008?


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