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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 147 = Perry 249

Κάμηλος ὀρχουμένη.

Κάμηλος ἀναγκαζομένη ὑπὸ τοῦ ἰδίου δεσπότου ὀρχήσασθαι εἶπεν· Ἀλλ' οὐ μόνον ὀρχουμένη εἰμὶ ἄσχημος, ἀλλὰ καὶ περιπατοῦσα. Ὁ λόγος εἴρηται ἐν παντὶ ἔργῳ ἀπρέπειαν ἔχοντι. 

(variant version from Chambry's first edition)

Κάμηλος ὀρχουμένη.

Κάμηλος ὀρχήσασθαι βιαζομένη
πρὸς τὸν ἀναγκάζοντα δεσπότην ἔφη·
Οὐ μόνον ἄσχημός εἰμι ὀρχουμένη,
ἀλλὰ καὶ περιπατοῦς' ἢ καθημένη.

Ὁ λόγος δηλοῖ ὅτι ὁ ἐν ἑνὶ ἀδόκιμος καὶ ἐν παντὶ ἀδόκιμός ἐστι.

Chambry published a multivolume edition of the fables for the Belles Lettres series in 1925/6 (Paris). He later revised this into a single volume, omitting hundreds of the fable variants. In addition, the numeration between these two volumes is not consistent. The texts here are taken from the 1925/6 edition, but the numeration follows the stanard single volume edition.