Ivan Krylov’s Fable – “Quartet”

Vasily Timorev - illustration to "Quartet".
Vasily Timorev (1870-1942) – illustration to “Quartet”.

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Ivan Krylov’s Fable “The Wolf and the Lamb”

Alexander Zudin - G1 + G7
Alexander Zudin – G1 + G7

Ivan Andreyevich Krylov, The Wolf and the Lamb.

Always are the weak at fault before the strong.

In history we hear a host of examples,

But history we are not writing:

Here is how they tell of it in Fables. Continue reading “Ivan Krylov’s Fable “The Wolf and the Lamb””

Ivan Krylov’s Fable “Swan, Pike & Crawfish”.

Illustration to Ivan Krylov's Fable Swan, Pike and Crawfish

In 1814 Ivan Krylov wrote a fable called “Swan, Pike and Crawfish“:

When partners can’t agree
Their dealings come to naught
And trouble is their labor’s only fruit. Continue reading “Ivan Krylov’s Fable “Swan, Pike & Crawfish”.”