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Aesop's Fables: Babrius

Babrius 16 = Perry 158

Ἄγροικος ἠπείλησε νηπίῳ τίτθη
κλαίοντι "σῖγα. μή σε τῷ λύκῳ ῥίψω."
λύκος δ' ἀκούσας τήν τε γραῦν ἀληθεύειν
νομίσας ἔμεινεν ὡς ἕτοιμα δειπνήσων,
ἕως ὁ παῖς μὲν ἑσπέρης ἐκοιμήθη,
αὐτὸς δὲ πεινῶν καὶ λύκος χανὼν ὄντως
ἀπῆλθε νωθραῖς ἐλπίσιν παρεδρεύσας.
λύκαινα δ' αὐτὸν ἡ σύνοικος ἠρώτα
"πῶς οὐδὲν ἦλθες ἄρας, ὡς πρὶν εἰώθεις;"
ὁ δ' εἶπε "πῶς γάρ, ὅς γυναικὶ πιστεύω;"

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