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A Rat was traveling along the King's highway. He was a very proud Rat, considering his small size and the bad reputation all Rats have. As Mr. Rat walked along—he kept mostly to the ditch—he noticed a great commotion up the road, and soon a grand procession came in view. It was the King and his retinue.
The King rode on a huge Elephant adorned with the most gorgeous trappings. With the King in his luxurious howdah were the royal Dog and Cat. A great crowd of people followed the procession. They were so taken up with admiration of the Elephant, that the Rat was not noticed. His pride was hurt.
"What fools!" he cried. "Look at me, and you will soon forget that clumsy Elephant! Is it his great size that makes your eyes pop out? Or is it his wrinkled hide? Why, I have eyes and ears and as many legs as he! I am of just as much importance, and"—
But just then the royal Cat spied him, and the next instant, the Rat knew he was not quite so important as an Elephant.
Moral: A resemblance to the great in some things does not make us great.
“什么蠢货！” 他哭了。 “看看我，你很快就会忘记那头笨拙的大象！是他的大尺寸让你的眼睛突出吗？还是他皱巴巴的皮？为什么，我有他的眼睛和耳朵，还有和他一样多的腿！我是同样重要，而且”——
- 伊索寓言：The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 城市老鼠和乡村老鼠
- 伊索寓言：The Lion and the Mouse 狮子和老鼠
- 伊索寓言：The Frog and the Mouse 青蛙和老鼠
- 伊索寓言：The Mice and the Weasels 老鼠和黄鼠狼
- 伊索寓言：The Cat the Cock and the Young Mouse 猫、公鸡和小老鼠
- 伊索寓言：The Mouse and the Weasel 老鼠和鼬
- 伊索寓言：The Cat and the Old Rat 猫和年迈的老鼠
The Aesop Fables for Children 伊索寓言儿童故事全集 (图文英汉双语版) (this work), the english fables originally from The Aesop for Children: with Pictures by Milo Winter published by Rand, McNally & Co in 1919. Some of pictures come from Library of Congress. This work is considered to be in the public domain in the United States. The Aesop Fables for Children contains the text of selected fables, color pictures, video, and interactive animations, and will be enjoyed by readers of any age.
The Aesop Fables for Children are a collection of stories designed to teach moral lessons credited to Aesop, a Greek slave and story-teller thought to have lived between 620 and 560 BCE.
Aesop's fables are some of the most well known in the world and have been translated in multiple languages and become popular in dozens of cultures through the course of five centuries. They have been told and retold in a variety of media, from oral tradition to written storybooks to stage, film and animated cartoon versions—even in architecture. This page include translation to Simplified Chinese.