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Aesop's Fables; a new translation

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  • Fables and Parables — TOCright Fables and Parables ( Bajki i przypowieści , 1779), by Ignacy Krasicki, is a noted work in a long international tradition of fable writing that reaches back to antiquity. Emulating the fables of the ancient Greek Aesop, the Macedonian… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Morall Fabillis of Esope the Phrygian — The Preiching of the Swallow The Morall Fabillis of Esope the Phrygian is a cycle of connected poems by the Scottish makar Robert Henryson. In the accepted text it consists of thirteen versions of fables, seven modelled on stories from Aesop… …   Wikipedia


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