The Fox and the Grapes:
Moral Tales from Aesop's Fables
A very hungry fox was walking along and saw some clusters of ripe black grapes hanging from a vine high up on a trellis.
The fox tried all kinds of tricks to try to get these delicious looking grapes, but in the end, there was no way for her to reach them. Tired, she finally gave up.
As she walked away, she told herself that the grapes were sour and not as ripe as she thought they were, so since they weren't any good, she really didn't want them anyway.
Moral of The Fox and The Grapes: When you want something that you can't have, don't resort to scorning it in an effort to make yourself feel better.
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In this tale, the fox scorns something that she just can't get, while in the tale of The Stag at the Pool, the stag scorns something he does have and ends up regretting it.
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