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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 73 = Perry 46

(variant version from Chambry's first edition)

Βορέας καὶ Ἥλιος.

Βορρᾶς χειμέριος ἔριν ἐποιήσατο πρὸς τὸν Ἥλιον, ποῖος ἐξ αὐτῶν ὁδοιποροῦντός τινος τὸ ἱμάτιον ἀποδύσει. Βορρᾶς δὲ πρῶτος βίᾳ τὸ ἱμάτιον φυσῶν ἤλπιζε συλήσειν. Ὁ δὲ ῥιγῶν καὶ κρατήσας ἀμφοτέραις χερσὶ τὸ ἱμάτιον, ἔβαλε τὴν κεφαλὴν ἔν τινι πέτρας ὀπῇ, τὴν ψόαν ἔξω ἐάσας. Ὁ δὲ Ἥλιος τὸ μὲν πρῶτον χλιάνας αὐτὸν τοῦ ψύχους, ἔπειτα τὴν φλόγα προσαγαγὼν ἔπεισεν ἱδρώσαντα τὸ ἱμάτιον ἀποδύσασθαι· οὗτως οὖν ἡττήθη ὁ Βορρᾶς.
Ὅτι πραοτέρως ἐπιχειρῶν τινι πράγματι μᾶλλον ἀνύσεις πείθων ἢ βιαζόμενος.

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.