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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 152 = Perry 250


Καρύα, παρά τινα ὁδὸν οὖσα καὶ ὑπὸ τῶν παριόντων λίθοις βαλλομένη, στενάξασα πρὸς ἑαυτὴν εἶπεν· Ἀθλία εἰμὶ ἐγώ, ἥτις κατ' ἐνιαυτὸν ἐμαυτῇ ὕβρεις καὶ λύπας παρέχω. Ὁ λόγος πρὸς τοὺς ἐπὶ τῶν ἰδίων ἀγαθῶν λυπουμένους. 

(variant version from Chambry's first edition)


Καρύα τις ἐν ὁδῷ ἱσταμένη καρπὸν ἔφερε πολύν. Οἱ δὲ παροδῖται λίθοις αὐτὴν καὶ βάκλοις κατέκλων διὰ τὰ κάρυα. Ἡ δὲ οἰκτρὸν ἔφη· Ὦ ἀθλία ἐγώ, ὅτι οὕς τῷ καρπῷ μου εὐφραίνω, ὑπὸ τούτων δεινὰς ἀντιλαμβάνω χάριτας.
[Ὅτι] τοὺς ἀχαρίστους καὶ κακούργους, τοὺς ἀντὶ ἀγαθῶν κακὰ αντιδιδόντας, ὁ μῦθος ἐλέγχει.

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.