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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 255 = Perry 236

Ὁδοιπόροι καὶ κόραξ.

Πορευομένοις τισὶν ἐπὶ πρᾶξίν τινα κόραξ ὑπηντησε τὸν ἕτερον τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν πεπηρωμένος. Ἐπιστραφέντων δὲ αὐτῶν καί τινος ὑποστρέψαι παραινοῦντος, τουττο γὰρ σημαίνειν τὸν οἰωνόν, ἕτερος ὑποτυχὼν εἶπε· "Καὶ πῶς οὗτος ἡμῖν δύναται τὰ μέλλοντα μαντεύεσθαι, ὃς οὐδὲ τὴν ἰδίαν πήρωσιν προεῖδεν, ἵνα φυλάξηται;" Οὕτω καὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων οἱ ἐν τοῖς ἰδίοις ἄβουλοι καὶ εἰς τὰς τῶν πέλας συμβουλίας ἀδόκιμοί εἰσιν.

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.