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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 232 = Perry 349


Μεθύων λύχνος ἐλαίῳ καὶ φέγγων ἐκαυχᾶτο ὡς ὑπὲρ ἥλιον πλέον λάμπει. Ἀνέμου δὲ πνοῆς συρισάσης, εὐθὺς ἐσβέσθη. Ἐκ δευτέρου δὲ ἅπτων τις εἶπεν αὐτῷ· Φαῖνει, λύχνε, καὶ σίγα· τῶν ἀστέρων τὸ φέγγος οὔποτε ἐκλείπει.
Ὅτι οὐ δεῖ τινα ἐν ταῖς δόξαις καὶ τοῖς λαμπροῖς τοῦ βίου τυφοῦσθαι· ὅσα γὰρ ἂν κτήσηταί τις, ξένα τυγχάνει.

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.