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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 39 = Perry 14

Ἀλώπηξ καὶ πίθηκος περὶ εὐγενείας ἐρίζοντες.

Ἀλώπηξ καὶ πίθηκος ἐν ταὐτῷ ὁδοιποροῦντες περὶ εὐγενείας ἤριζον. Πολλὰ δὲ ἑκατέρου διεξιόντος, ἐπειδὴ ἐγένοντο κατά τινα τόπον, ἐνταῦθα ἀποβλέψας ἀνεστέναξεν ὁ πίθηκος. Τῆς δὲ ἀλώπεκος ἐρομένης τὴν αἰτίαν, ὁ πίθηκος ἐπιδείξας αὐτῇ τὰ μνήματα, εἶπεν· " Ἀλλ' οὐ μέλλω κλάειν, ὁρῶν τὰς στήλας τῶν πατρικῶν μου ἀπελευθέρων καὶ δούλων;" Κἀκείνη πρὸς αὐτὸν ἔφη· " Ἀλλὰ ψεύδου ὅσα βούλει· οὐδεὶς γὰρ τούτων ἀναστὰς ἐλέγξει σε."
Οὕτω καὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων οἱ ψευδολόγοι τότε μάλιστα καταλαζονεύονται, ὅταν τοὺς ἐλέγχοντας μὴ ἔχωσιν.

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.