The Sun and the Wind have a contest to see who can persuade a traveler to take off his cloak.
It had blown a violent storm at sea, and the whole crew of a large vessel were in imminent danger of shipwreck.
Six blind men meet an elephant for the first time and try to discover what the animal is like by touching it.
The Fox, though in general more inclined to roguery than wit, had once a strong inclination to play the wag with his neighbour the Stork. He accordingly invited her to dinner...
A Country Maid was walking very deliberately with a pail of milk upon her head, when she fell into the following train of reflections.
A Miller and his Son were driving their donkey to market, in order to sell him: and that he might get thither fresh and in good condition, they drove him on gently before them. They had not proceeded far, when they met a company of travellers.
A fisherman in the month of May stood angling on the banks of the Thames with an artificial fly. He threw his bait with so much art, that a young Trout was rushing towards it, when she was prevented by her mother.