The Pig and The Sheep is a little Aesop’s fable. You can listen to it below and read along with the text…
MP3 Recording of The Pig and The Sheep
The Pig and The Sheep
A Pig found his way into a meadow where a flock of Sheep were grazing. The shepherd caught him, and was proceeding to carry him off to the butcher’s when he set up a loud squealing and struggled to get free. The Sheep rebuked him for making such a to-do, and said to him, "The shepherd catches us regularly and drags us off just like that, and we don’t make any fuss." "No, I dare say not," replied the Pig, "but my case and yours are altogether different: he only wants you for wool, but he wants me for bacon."
Moral: It is easy to be brave when there is no danger.
Recited by "Darth Vadar"
Illustration by Milo Winter from "Aesop’s for Children" (1919)
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3 Responses to “The Pig and The Sheep – Aesop’s Fable with Recording”
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December 14th, 2016 at 11:14 pm
excellente….grazie mio amico…
November 21st, 2017 at 12:08 pm
i can’t understand the fable :( please explain it for me…
November 21st, 2017 at 1:21 pm
The shepherd shaves the sheep for their wool and puts them back in the field. But the pig he takes to slaughter and eat.
Of course, the sheep don’t make noise and they’re brave because their lives aren’t at stake.