The old grey goose
was the most clever one among the geese on the field. Follow
me, she said when the fox appeared at the end of the
field. Follow me, I am experienced. Life taught me many
things. Trust me, together we can conquer the enemy! Together we
Now the geese formed one row and ran with
loud cackling towards the fox. When he saw the noisy crowd
coming, he was slightly irritated and preferred to reach
freedom. The grey goose was right which impressed the others.
From now on they came to her to ask for advice in many things.
In return they brought her the best seeds and bread crumbs they
could find. As a result, her reputation and her belly grew as
well as she was envied.
Follow me, she said when
the fox appeared once again. Do not hide as the young
ones, the greenhorns, demand. You know, how clever I am, so
follow me. We want to defeat the enemy together!
this she ran towards the fox but only some of those to whom she
gave good advice followed in a safe distance.
ones who envied her, were resentful towards her and the
know-alls were waiting. When the fox saw the single goose, he
grasped the opportunity with both hands, grabbed her and ate her
while the other geese chased off in panic.
what helps it, if you are right,
but the others do not