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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 111 = Perry 103

Ἑρμῆς καὶ τεχνῖται.

Ζεὺς Ἑρμῇ προσέταξε πᾶσι τοῖς τεχνίταις ψεύδους φάρμακον χέαι. Ὁ δὲ τοῦτο τρίψας καὶ μέτρον ποιήσας ἴσον ἑκάστῳ ἐνέχει. Ἐπεὶ δέ, μόνου τοῦ σκυτέως ὑπολειφθέντος, πολὺ φάρμακον κατελείπετο, λαβὼν ὅλην τὴν χύσιν κατ' αὐτοῦ κατέχεεν. Ἐκ τούτου συνέβη τοὺς τεχνίτας πάντας ψεύδεσθαι, μάλιστα δὲ πάντων τοὺς σκυτέας.
Πρὸς ἄνδρα ψευδολόγον 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.