Aesop's Fables

The Two Pots

Two Pots had been left on the bank of a river, one of brass, and one of earthenware.

When the tide rose they both floated off down the stream.

Now the earthenware pot tried its best to keep aloof from the brass one, which cried out: "Fear nothing, friend, I will not strike you."

"But I may come in contact with you," said the other, "if I come too close; and whether I hit you, or you hit me, I shall suffer for it."

Moral of Aesop's Fable:

"The strong and the weak cannot
keep company"

Aesop Author of the Fable
The Two Pots

Nationality of Aesop - Ethiopian or Greek
Lifespan of Aesop - He lived approximately 620 - 560 BC
Life of Aesop - Slave - Author of the book of fables
Famous Works - Aesop's Fable book featuring:
"The Goose With the Golden Eggs", "The Fisher",
"The Two Pots" and "The Sick Lion"

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