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    • Englebert Tire Advertisement Using Grasshopper and Ant 

      Unknown author (1925)
      The cicada here has been driving around all summer and goes to the ant to ask for four new tires to make it to the new season.  The ant asks what tires the cicada used in the hot weather.  "Que sais-je" answers the cicada!  ...
    • XBOX Fable 

      Unknown author (2004)
      This cardboard sign has the word “FABLE” written over a bright red background. An image of a young cartoon character with a sword is in the background behind the word. The XBOX logo is in the bottom right corner.
    • Chantix Advertisement 

      Unknown author (2008)
      This advertisement presents Chantix with images of the tortoise and the hare.  There is no direct description tying the fable to the advertisement.  However, the underlying moral of the story plays on the journey to quit smoking.
    • Advertisement for Southwest Airlines 

      Unknown author (2001)
      This illustration introduces an article written by Clint Willis in the “Enterprise Private Assets” section of the magazine. It offers the reader the best investment technique to suit his or her financial goals. It uses the ...
    • The Hare, the Tortoise and High Blood Pressure 

      Unknown author (1953)
      This advertisement for the Metropolitan Insurance Company in New York City plays on the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare.” The image printed at the top features the animals from the classic Aesop fable in an intense race.  ...
    • Advertisement for Fèves de Fuca Bouxin 

      Unknown author (1955)
      The fable on the verso is a clever parody of OF.  Fèves de fuca is, among other things, a laxative.  One can find fèves de fuca in all pharmacies!  The image of La Fontaine against the black background is very strong!  ...
    • The Fable of Aesop’s Fables 

      Unknown author (1962)
      The advertisement plays on the circumstance that no one really knows if Aesop actually composed the fables attributed to him. The publishers promise to other authors a way to avoid this predicament. The image on the ...
    • Le Renard et la Cigogne 

      Unknown author (1900)
      This little (3⅞" x 5") booklet presents a challenge, because it is both advertising for "Au Bon Marché" in Paris and a booklet in its own right.  Vimar goes through the fable in lovely duochrome illustrations.  Among the ...
    • The Fable of the Man and the Satyr 

      Unknown author (1942)
      An advertisement for the National Shawmut Bank. The advertisement utilizes the fable of the Man and the Satyr to catch the attention of consumers. The ad has a printed ink drawing originally by artist Irwin Smith depicting ...
    • Tortoise and the Hare Grape Nuts advertisement 

      Unknown author (1944)
      An advertisement for Grape Nuts in Ladies' Home Journal of June, 1944, plays on TH. A large, cartoon printed image of a tortoise and a hare is accompanied by a story reading “Exposed! Read the True Tale of the Tortoise and ...
    • Aessemblage advertisement 

      Unknown author (2012)
      Four critters grace this sharp colored advertisement: a rabbit, dog, crow with a pitcher, and a fox.
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 24, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |"Vanity" is a vain attempt to be in the eyes of others, the person you feel you cannot be in your own eyes.  It is an empty pursuit, because of the deep underlying self-disappointment which results in the fear that others ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 21, 2020: St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. 

      Janky, Gladyce (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Rising early, Matthew climbs the stairs to the roof of his home.  While saying his morning prayers, he notices the all-too-familiar feelings of emptiness and the effort required to ignore the harsh words whispered behind ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 19, 2020: 24th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |I first wrote a reflection on today's readings for September 18, 2004.  A refreshed and edited version of that prior reflection follows.|These readings are very appropriate for September 19 in the northern hemisphere.  ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 20, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |For several months, as a direct result of our troubled times, I have been moved to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy which has an option for a closing prayer that includes this phrase "…increase Your mercy in us, that in ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 23, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Today's readings remind us that we are hopelessly lost in the darkness without light that comes only from God.|The first reading from Proverbs reflects wisdom about our own nature.  If we are honest, we know that we are ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, September 22, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kavan, Michael (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |In today's first reading from Proverbs, we are reminded about living life wisely. A broad set of sayings that are attributed to Solomon are provided and include doing what is right and just, being humble, being diligent, ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 28, 2020: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |A gathering of angels praising God does not seem to depart from the ordinary design of created beings. The host of angels, in the remarkable reading from the Book of Job that we consider today, contains a guest that we ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 25, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Amu, Vivian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Recently, I found myself thinking about family and friends who have died in the past couple of years.  I remembered singular moments that made me smile…. a comment, a joke, a compliment, laughter, and even moments of ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 26, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |When I was a young girl my Great-Aunt Sal gave me a dresser that had been a wedding gift to her and my Great-Uncle Hank.  The piece has beautiful curves and a large mirror.  Ironically when I first heard about the gift I ...