Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)
516. PROMETHEUS AND THE TEARS
Perry 430 (Themistius,
This is also something that Aesop said. The clay which Prometheus used
when he fashioned man was not mixed with water but with tears. Therefore,
one should not try to dispense entirely with tears, since they are inevitable.
Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura
Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.