A Peacock, puffed up with vanity, met a Crane one day, and to impress him spread his gorgeous tail in the Sun.
"Look," he said. "What have you to compare with this? I am dressed in all the glory of the rainbow, while your feathers are gray as dust!"
The Crane spread his broad wings and flew up toward the sun.
"Follow me if you can," he said. But the Peacock stood where he was among the birds of the barnyard, while the Crane soared in freedom far up into the blue sky.
The useful is of much more importance and value, than the ornamental.
The Bull and the Goat
The Lion and a Clever Fox
The Ass and the Lap Dog
The Cat and The Old Rat
The Fox and the Grapes
The Monkey and the Camel
Tenali Rama and the Brinjal Curry
The Three Questions