Aesop's Fables

 

The Bald Man 
and the Fly 
An Aesop's Fable

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There was once a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but his palm came on his head instead;
again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said:

Moral of Aesops Fable: "You will only injure yourself if you take notice of despicable enemies."

The Bald Man and the Fly Fable 
An Aesop's Fable
With a Moral

Aesop Author of the Fable
The Bald Man and the Fly

Nationality of Aesop - Ethiopian 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 Bald Man and the Fly" and "The Sick Lion"

The Bald Man and the Fly Fable
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