The town mouse and the country mouse pdf

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse is one of Aesop’s The town mouse and the country mouse pdf. Like several other elements in Aesop’s fables, ‘town mouse and country mouse’ has become an English idiom.


In the original tale, a proud town mouse visits his cousin in the country. The country mouse offers the city mouse a meal of simple country cuisine, at which the visitor scoffs and invites the country mouse back to the city for a taste of the “fine life” and the two cousins dine like emperors. But their rich and delicious metropolitan feast is interrupted by a couple of dogs which force the rodent cousins to abandon their meal and scurry to safety.