Nursery Rhymes . . . Jack and Jill went up the hill . . . Nursery Rhymes . . . Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall . . .

Jack and Jill went up the hill               nursery rhymes for childrennursery songs for children


 
Rhymes :
 
» Rhymes Home
» Nursery Rhymes
» Scottish Rhymes
» Poems for Kids
» Tongue Twisters
» Knock Knock Jokes
» Fairy Tales
» Aesop's Fables - 1
» Aesop's Fables - 2
» Limerick Rhymes
»  
»  
 
Fun Sites :
 

» Aesop’s Fables

» Christmas Jokes

» Complete Nonsense

» Fairy Tales

» Funny Cat Pictures

» Ghosts

» Jokes

» Limerick Poems

» Poems for Children

» Riddles Online

» Duck Webcam

» Stupid Laws

» Weird Facts

Nursery Rhymes . . . for children.

 

Title of Aesop's Fables: The Gnat and the Lion

A GNAT came and said to a Lion, 'I do not in the least fear you,
nor are you stronger than I am. For in what does your strength
consist? You can scratch with your claws and bite with your teeth
an a woman in her quarrels. I repeat that I am altogether more
powerful than you; and if you doubt it, let us fight and see who
will conquer.' The Gnat, having sounded his horn, fastened
himself upon the Lion and stung him on the nostrils and the parts
of the face devoid of hair. While trying to crush him, the Lion
tore himself with his claws, until he punished himself severely.
The Gnat thus prevailed over the Lion, and, buzzing about in a
song of triumph, flew away. But shortly afterwards he became
entangled in the meshes of a cobweb and was eaten by a spider.
He greatly lamented his fate, saying, 'Woe is me! that I, who can
wage war successfully with the hugest beasts, should perish
myself from this spider, the most inconsiderable of insects!'

<-- Previous     |     Next -->

 
 

 

From our amazingly amazing collection of Aesop's Fables for children . . . 

More Aesop's Fables

Nursery Rhymes . . . for children.

 
 
 
Fun :
 

 

 

 
   
 
© Website Design Copyright 2010 by Nursery-Rhymes.biz