One cold, frosty day in the middle of winter a colony
of ants was busy drying out some, grains of corn, which
had grown damp during the wet autumn weather. 156 more words
4 days, 12 hours
One day, the Nasreddin said to his friends:
“If I die, bury me in an old grave.”
“Why”, asked his friends.
“Because”, he explained, “if the angels come, 23 more words
One day some wise men, who were going about the country trying to find answers to some of the
great questions of their time, came to Nasreddin’s district and asked to see the wisest man in the… 316 more words
One beautiful spring morning, a merchant loaded his donkey with
bags of salt to go to the market in order to sell them. The merchant… 165 more words
5 days, 16 hours
A man with his donkey carrying two sacks of wheat was on his way to the market.
After a little while he was tired and they rested under a tree. 225 more words
Once upon a time, there was a bird in a cage who sang for her merchant owner.
He took delight in her song day and night, 610 more words
6 days, 10 hours
A Doe had the misfortune to lose one of her eyes, and
could not see any one approaching her on that side.
So to avoid any danger she always used to feed on a high cliff near the sea, 70 more words
6 days, 11 hours