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Jean De La Fontaine Poems
- The Two Adventurers And The Talisman
No flowery path to glory leads.
This truth no better voucher needs ...
- The Gardener And His Landlord (prose Fable)
A man who had a great fondness for gardening, being half a countryman and half town-bred, possessed in a certain village a fair-sized plot with a field attached, and all enclosed by a quickset hedge. Here sorrel and lettuce grew freely, as well as such flowers as Spanish jasmine and wild thyme, and from these his good wife Margot culled many a posy for her high days and holidays.
This happy state of things was soon troubled by the visits of a hare, and to such an extent that the man had to go to his landlord and lodge a complaint. "This wretched animal," he said, "comes here and stuffs himself night and morning, and simply laughs at traps and snares. As for stones and sticks they make no difference whatever to him. He must be enchanted."
- The Fishes And The Cormorant
No pond nor pool within his haunt
But paid a certain cormorant ...
- The Rabbits
An Address To The Duke De La Rochefoucauld.
- The Gardener And His Lord
A lover of gardens, half cit and half clown,
Possess'd a nice garden beside a small town;
And with it a field by a live hedge inclosed,
Where sorrel and lettuce, at random disposed, ...
Top 10 most used topics by Jean De La FontaineGood 135 Thought 109 Great 103 Place 87 Pray 81 Head 76 Long 69 Sweet 61 Mind 61 Face 61
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
- Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
- Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; A wise enemy is worth more.
- It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
- Nothing more dangerous than a friend without discretion even a prudent enemy is preferable.
- The opinion of the strongest is always the best.
Comments about Jean De La FontaineAnds4eva: “a person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it” - jean de la fontaine
Spac3_flow3r: i love the expression on the girl's face in this! (charles dominique joseph einsen's illustration, engraved by pierre-philippe choffard, for jean de la fontaine's "contes et nouvelles en vers," 1727.)
Meowimagebot: rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. - jean de la fontaine
Kianlawlerz: sadness flies away on the wings of time. -jean de la fontaine gxvd
Asianbanana81: sadness flies away on the wings of time. -jean de la fontaine iggs
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