THOUGHTS ON THE BUSINESS OF LIFE
- Introduction. // Once Again, La Fontaine;2001, preceding p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author discusses the poems by Jean De La Fontaine including "Homer," "The Nun's Priest's Tale," and "The Swallow and the Little Birds."
- The Charlatan. Shapiro, Norman R. // Once Again, La Fontaine;2001, p115
The poem "The Charlatan," by Jean de La Fontaine and translated by Norman R. Shapiro is presented. First Line: This world, I warrant, never lacks; Last Line: Of any three of us might well be dead.
- The Wishes. Shapiro, Norman R. // Once Again, La Fontaine;2001, p119
The poem "The Wishes," by Jean de La Fontaine and translated by Norman R. Shapiro is presented. First Line: Among the Mogols there are genies who; Last Line: No one can ever wish to have too much of!
- Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695). // Tones/Countertones;2002, p72
The article presents the poem "The Crow and the Fox," by Jean de La Fontaine. First Line: Good Master Crow, with a tree for his roost, Last Line: Swore-a bit late-he'd be nobody else's fool.
- JEAN DE LA FONTAINE. Vallois, Thirza // France Today;Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p34
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experiences of visiting the birthplace and former residence of 17th century Fabulist poet Jean de la Fontaine in Champagne, France as of June 2014.
- 1668: Paris. de La Fontaine, Jean // Lapham's Quarterly;Spring2013, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p33
The poem "CAUTIONARY TALE," by Jean de La Fontaine is presented. First Line: "Begone, ignoble insect! Speck of excrement!" Last Line: Into a spider's ambush--and met his end as well.
- Untitled. // New Yorker;4/18/1959, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p138
An excerpt from a Canadian magazine, "Mayfair" about the bust of Jean de La Fontaine is presented.
- The Grasshopper and the Ant. de La Fontaine, Jean // Hundred Fables of La Fontaine;1906, p8
Presents the poem "The Grasshopper and the Ant," by Jean de La Fontaine, illustrated by Percy J. Billinghurst. First Line: A grasshopper gay; Last Line: Now, ma'am, you must dance."
- The Thieves and the Ass. de La Fontaine, Jean // Hundred Fables of La Fontaine;1906, p9
Presents the poem "The Thieves and the Ass," by Jean de La Fontaine, illustrated by Percy J. Billinghurst. First Line: Two thieves, pursuing their profession, Last Line: By riding off the donkey.