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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 193 = Perry 139

Λάρος καὶ ἰκτῖνος.

Λάρος ἰχθὺν καταπιών, διαρραγέντος αὐτῷ τοῦ φάρυγγος, ἐπὶ τῆς ἠϊόνος νεκρὸς ἔκειτο. Ἰκτῖνος δὲ αὐτὸν θεασάμενος ἔφη· "Ἄξια σύ γε πέπονθας, ὅτι πτηνὸν γεννηθεὶς ἐπὶ θαλάσσης τὴν δίαιταν ἐποιοῦ." Οὕτως οἱ τὰ οἰκεῖα ἐπιτηδεύματα καταλιπόντες καὶ τοῖς μηδὲν προσήκουσιν ἐπιβαλλόμεμοι εἰκότως δυστυχοῦσιν.

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.