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The Fox, the Cock, and the Dog

The Fox, the Cock, and the Dog

The Fox, the Cock, and the Dog

One moonlight night a Fox was prowling about a farmer’s hen-coop, and saw a Cock roosting high up beyond his reach.
“Good news, good news!” he cried.

“Why, what is that?” said the Cock.

“King Lion has declared a universal truce. No beast may hurt a bird henceforth, but all shall dwell together in brotherly friendship.”


“Why, that is good news,” said the Cock; “and there I see some one coming, with whom we can share the good tidings.” And so saying he craned his neck forward and looked afar off.

“What is it you see?” said the Fox.

“It is only my master’s Dog that is coming towards us. What, going so soon?” he continued, as the Fox began to turn away as soon as he had heard the news. “Will you not stop and congratulate the Dog on the reign of universal peace?”

“I would gladly do so,” said the Fox, “but I fear he may not have heard of King Lion’s decree.”

Cunning often outwits itself

Taken from: http://www.aesops-fables.org.uk

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1. prowl: to move around an area in a quiet way, especially because you intend to do something bad

2. coop: if a person or animal is cooped up in a place, they have to stay there without being able to move around much

3. roost: (of a bird or bat) settle or congregate for rest or sleep

4. truce: an agreement between two people or groups involved in a war, fight, or disagreement to stop it for a period of time

5. beast: an animal, especially a dangerous or strange one

6. henceforth: from this time into the future

7. dwell: live in or at a specified place

8. tidings: an old word meaningnews

9. craned: to stretch your neck out to try to see something

10. reign: a period of time during which a particular person, group, or thing is very important or a powerful influence

11. decree: an official decision or order made by a leader or government

12. cunning: having or showing skill in achieving one’s ends by deceit or evasion,
someone who is cunning uses their intelligence to get what they want, especially by tricking or cheating people

13. outwits: to gain an advantage over someone, especially by using a clever or dishonest trick

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The Other Narrative Text Examples:

  1. Cindelaras
  2. Jaka Tarub and Nawang Wulan
  3. Loro Jonggrang
  4. Lutung Kasarung
  5. Minangkabau
  6. Origin of Lotus
  7. Rama, The Dutiful Son
  8. Telaga Warna
  9. The Fox and the Mosquitoes
  10. The Penny Wise Monkey
  11. The Pirate Crocodile
  12. The Princess and the Pea
  13. The White Gibbon
  14. Uncle Spider
  15. The Bird with Two Heads
  16. The Birds and the Shivering Monkeys
  17. The Jackal and the Arrow
  18. The Monkeys and the Bell
  19. The Purse of Gold
  20. An Old Tiger and a Greedy Traveler
  21. The Wind and the Moon
  22. The Talkative Tortoise
  23. The Ant and the Grasshopper
  24. The Buffoon and the Countryman
  25. The Dog and the Wolf
  26. The Fox and the Stork
  27. The Fox, the Cock, and the Dog
  28. The Frog and the Ox 
  29. The Hare with Many Friends
  30. The Labourer and the Nightingale
  31. The Lion in Love
  32. The Man and the Satyr
  33. The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
  34. The Shepherd’s Boy
  35. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
  36. Bawang Putih Bawang Merah
  37. Keong Emas
  38. Calon Arang
  39. Kancil and the Farmer
  40. The Myth of Malin Kundang
  41. The Story of Sangkuriang and Tangkuban Perahu Mountain
  42. The Legend of Toba Lake
  43. Cinderella
  44. Snow White
  45. The Story of Smart Monkey and Dull Crocodile
  46. Romeo and Juliet
  47. Kite’s Tale
  48. Story of Rabbit and Bear
  49. Queen of Arabia and Three Sheiks
  50. The Smartest Parrot

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