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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 189 = Perry 137

Κώνωψ καὶ ταῦρος.

Κώνωψ ἐπιστὰς κέρατι ταύρου καὶ πολὺν χρόνον ἐπικαθίσας, ἐπειδὴ ἀπαλλάττε σθαι ἔμελλεν, ἐπυνθάνετο τοῦ ταύρου εἰ ἤδη βούλεται αὐτὸν ἀπελθεῖν. Ὁ δὲ ὑποτυχὼν εἶπεν· "Ἀλλ' οὔτε, ὅτε ἦλθες, ἔγνων, οὔτε, ἐὰν ἀπέλθῃς, γνώσομαι."
Τούτῳ τῷ λόγῳ χρήσαιτο ἄν τις πρὸς ἄνδρα ἀδύνατον, ὃς οὔτε παρὼν οὔτε ἀπὼν ἐπιβλαβὴς ἢ ὠφέλιμός ἐστι.

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.