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English Short Stories - Cuentos en inglés
Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Mouse

Once when a Lion was asleep a little Mouse began running up and down upon him; this soon wakened the Lion, who placed his huge paw upon him, and opened his big jaws to swallow him.

"Pardon, O King," cried the little Mouse: "forgive me this time, I shall never forget it: who knows but what I may be able to do you a turn some of these days?"

The Lion was so tickled at the idea of the Mouse being able to help him, that he lifted up his paw and let him go.

Some time after the Lion was caught in a trap, and the hunters who desired to carry him alive to the King, tied him to a tree while they went in search of a wagon to carry him on.

Just then the little Mouse happened to pass by, and seeing the sad plight in which the Lion was, went up to him and soon gnawed away the ropes that bound the King of the Beasts.

"Was I not right?" said the little Mouse.

Little friends may prove great friends.

Vocabulary
once una vez
asleep dormido
mouse ratón
wakened despertó
placed puso
paw pata
jaws mandíbulas
swallow tragar
pardon disculpe
o king usted Rey
cried gritó
forgive perdone
forget olvidar
who knows but what quién sabe qué
able capaz
do you a turn hacer a cambio
tickled contento
lifted up levantó
let him go lo dejó ir
caught atrapado
trap trampa
hunters cazadores
carry llevar
alive vivo
tied ataron
wagon carro
pass by pasar
plight situación apremiante
gnawed away royó
ropes cuerdas
bound ataban
was i not right? ¿no tenía yo razón?
prove resultar

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