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Aesop's Fables: Babrius

Babrius 123 = Perry 87

Ὄρνιθος ἀγαθῆς ᾠὰ χρυσᾶ τικτούσης
ὁ δεσπότης ἐνόμισεν ἐντὸς εὑρήσειν
χρυσοῦ μέγιστον ὄγκον, ὅνπερ ὠδίνειν·
θύσας δὲ ταύτην εὗρε τὴν φύσιν πάσαις
τὰ πάνθ' ὁμοίην οὖσαν. ἀθρόως δ' ἕξειν
μέγιστον ὄλβον ἐλπίσας τε καὶ σπεύσας
ἀπεστερήθη τοῦ τὰ μικρὰ κερδαίνειν. 

Ben Perry, Babrius and Phaedrus (Loeb). This edition contains the Greek texts of Babrius, with a facing English translation, and an extensive index covering the Greek and Latin fable tradition. This book is an absolute must for anyone interested in the Aesopic fable tradition. Invaluable.