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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 116 = Perry 93

Ἔχις καὶ ῥίνη.

Ἔχις εἰσελθὼν εἰς χαλκουργοῦ ἐργαστήριον παρὰ τῶν σκευῶν ἔρανον ᾔτει· λαβὼν δὲ παρ' αὐτῶν ἧκε πρὸς τὴν ῥίνην καὶ αὐτὴν παρεκάλει δοῦναί τι αὐτῷ. Ἡ δὲ ὑποτυχοῦσα εἶπεν· Ἀλλ' εὐηθὴς εἶ παρ' ἐμοῦ τι ἀποίσεσθαι οἰόμενος, ἥτις οὐ διδόναι, ἀλλὰ λαμβάνειν παρὰ πάντων εἴωθα.
Ὁ λόγος δηλοῖ ὅτι μάταιοί εἰσιν οἱ παρὰ φιλαργύρων τι κερδανεῖν προσδοκῶντες.

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.