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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 154 = Perry 119

Κηπουρὸς ἀρδεύων λάχανα.

Κηπουρῷ τις ἐπιστὰς ἀρδεύοντι τὰ λάχανα ἐπυνθάνετο αὐτοῦ τὴν αἰτίαν δι' ἣν τὰ μὲν ἄγρια τῶν λαχάνων εὐθαλῆ τέ ἐστι καὶ στερεά, τὰ δὲ ἥμερα λεπτὰ καὶ μεμαρασμένα. Κἀκεῖνος ἔφη· Ἡ γῆ τῶν μὲν μήτηρ ἐστί, τῶν δὲ μητρυιά.
Οὕτω καὶ τῶν παίδων οὐχ ὁμοίως τρέφονται οἱ ὑπὸ μητρυιᾶς τρεφόμενοι τοῖς μητέρας ἔχουσιν.

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.