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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 109 = Perry 102

Ἑρμῆς καὶ γῆ.

Ζεὺς πλάσας ἄνδρα καὶ γυναῖκα ἐκέλευσεν Ἑρμῆν ἀγαγεῖν αὐτοὺς ἐπὶ τὴν Γῆν καὶ δεῖξαι ὅθεν ὀρύξαντες σπήλαιον ποιήσουσι. Τοῦ δὲ τὸ προσταχθὲν ποιήσαντος, ἡ Γῆ τὸ μὲν πρῶτον ἐκώλυεν. Ὡς δὲ Ἑρμῆς ἠνάγκαζε λέγων τὸν Δία προστεταχέναι, ἔφη· Ἀλλ' ὀρυσσέτωσαν ὅσον βούλονται· στένοντες γὰρ αὐτὸ καὶ κλαίοντες ἀποδώσουσι.
Πρὸς τοὺς ῥᾳδίως δανειζομένους, μετὰ λύπης δὲ ἀποδιδόντας ὁ λόγος εὔκαιρος. 

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.