The Horse had the plain entirely to himself.
A Stag intruded into
his domain and shared his pasture.
The Horse, desiring to revenge
himself on the stranger, requested a man, if he were willing, to
help him in punishing the Stag.
The man replied, that if the Horse
would receive a bit in his mouth, and agree to carry him, he would
contrive very effectual weapons against the Stag.
consented, and allowed the man to mount him.
From that hour he found
that, instead of obtaining revenge on the Stag, he had enslaved
himself to the service of man.
Author of the Fable:
The Horse and the Stag
Nationality of Aesop - Ethiopian or Greek 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 Horse and the Stag" and "The Sick Lion"
The Horse and the Stag Fable
A Free Aesop's Fable with a moral for kids & children
who seeks to injure others often injures only himself.