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Aesop's fables

[ (ee-suhps, ee-sops) ]
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A group of stories thought to have been written by Aesop, a Greek storyteller. The main characters in these stories are animals, and each story demonstrates a moral lesson. (See also “The Boy Who Cried Wolf,” “The Fox and the Grapes,” andThe Tortoise and the Hare.”)

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