Perry's Index to the Aesopica
Fables exist in many versions; here is one version in English:
THE MOUSE IN THE POT
A mouse fell into a pot of broth which had no lid. As he was choking on the
grease and gasping for breath he said, 'Well, I have had my fill of eating and
drinking and I have stuffed myself with all kinds of fine food: the time has
now come for me to die!'
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.
Perry 167: Gibbs (Oxford) 425 [English]
Perry 167: Babrius 60 [Greek]
Perry 167: Chambry 238 [Greek]
You can find a compilation of Perry's index to the Aesopica in the gigantic appendix to his
edition of Babrius and Phaedrus for the Loeb Classical Library
(Harvard University Press: Cambridge, 1965). This book is an absolute must for anyone interested
in the Aesopic fable tradition. Invaluable.