Lion as Primary Character
Listed below are the fables with a lion as primary character. This index page lists the associated fables in alphabetical order (ignoring a leading "a" or "the"). Please note that in some cases the primary character may not be the first animal/object in the fable's title; indeed, in some cases the primary character doesn't even appear in the title.
- Androcles...Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
- The Ass, The Cock, and The Lion...False confidence often leads into danger.
- The Bowman and Lion...Be on guard against men who can strike from a distance.
- The Doe and The Lion...In avoiding one evil, care must be taken not to fall into another.
- The Fox and The Lion...Chance sometimes rules.
- The Hares and The Lions...Be prepared to defend your position.
- The Kingdom of The Lion...Nature will out.
- The Lion, Ass and Fox...We love treason, but hate the traitor.
- The Lion and An Ass...Don't bother fighting with fools.
- The Lion and The Boar...Better to be friends than fight.
- The Lion and Three Bulls...Union is strength.
- The Lion and The Bull...When a man has both an interest and an inclination to betray us, there's no trusting him.
- The Lion and The Eagle...Try before you trust.
- The Lion in A Farmyard...Do not take on more than you can handle.
- The Lion, Jupiter, and The Elephant...There is always someone else worse off than you.
- The Lion in Love...Love can blind even the wildest
- The Lion, The Mouse, and The Fox...Small liberties can be large offenses.
- The Lion and The Shepherd...Return favors and favors will be bestowed on you.
- The Lion and The Statue...Truth is in the eye of the story teller.
- The Lion, Wolf, and Fox...The first liar doesn't stand a chance.
- The Lioness...Value is in the worth, not in the number.
- The Old Lion...Only cowards insult dying majesty.
- The Wild Ass and The Lion...Might makes right.
- The Wolf and The Lion...Overestimating yourself can lead to destruction.
- The Wolf and The Lion...The strong prevail.
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