Aesop's Fables

The Dogs and the Hides


Some Dogs, famished with hunger, saw some cow-hides steeping in a river.

Not being able to reach them, they agreed to drink up the river; but it fell out that they burst themselves with drinking long before they reached the hides.


Moral of Aesop's Fable:

"Attempt not impossibilities"
 

Aesop Author of the Fable: The Dogs and the Hides

Nationality of Aesop - Ethiopian or Greek 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 Dogs and the Hides" and "The Sick Lion"

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