First-Year English Moral Stories: Haste Makes Waste
Story For Average Students
In a remote village, there lived a hunter with a loyal hound. One day, in his haste, the hunter left for the jungle without his faithful companion. Realizing his mistake, he hurried back home to fetch the hound. To his shock, he found the hound at the doorstep, its mouth and paws stained with blood. Panic-stricken, he jumped to conclusions, convinced the hound had harmed his son. In a fit of rage, he took a drastic step. Just then, his son appeared, safe and sound. He recounted how a wolf had invaded their home, and it was the hound that had valiantly defended him. The hunter, gripped by remorse, learned a crucial lesson about the consequences of acting in haste.
Moral: Haste makes waste. Think before you act.
Story For Brilliant Students
In a small village, a hunter had a loyal hound. One day, he ventured into the jungle but inadvertently left his hound behind. Realizing his mistake, he rushed home to retrieve his faithful companion.
Upon reaching home, a shocking sight awaited him. The hound stood at the door, its mouth and paws stained with blood. In a moment of panic, the hunter jumped to conclusions, thinking the worst—that his hound had killed his own son. In his fury, he swiftly ended the hound’s life.
However, as he mourned his hound’s tragic end, his son emerged, safe and sound. He recounted how a wolf had infiltrated their home, and the hound had bravely defended him, ultimately saving his life. The hunter’s hasty actions left him deeply remorseful.
- Haste can lead to regrettable decisions.
- Think before you act.
- Don’t rush to judgment.