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Perry's Index to the Aesopica

Fables exist in many versions; here is one version in English:


A man who was about to go on a journey said to his dog who was standing beside him, 'Why are you just standing there with your mouth hanging open? Get yourself ready, you're going to go with me.' The dog wagged her tail, fawning on her master as she said, 'I am all ready to go; you are the one who's delaying!'

Source: Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura Gibbs. Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
NOTE: New cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.

Perry 330: Gibbs (Oxford) 393 [English]
Perry 330: Townsend 14 [English]
Perry 330: Babrius 110 [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.