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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 274 = Perry 190

Ὄνος καὶ κόραξ καὶ λύκος.

Ὄνος ἡλκωμένος τὸν νῶτον ἔν τινι λειμῶνι ἐνέμετο. Κόρακος δὲ ἐπικαθίσαντος αὐτῷ καὶ τὸ ἕλκος κρούοντος, ὁ ὄνος ἀλγῶν ὠγκᾶτό τε καὶ ἐσκίρτα. Τοῦ δὲ ὀνηλάτου πόρρωθεν ἑστῶτος καὶ γελῶντος, λύκος παριὼν ἐθεάσατο καὶ πρὸς ἑαυτὸν ἔφη· Ἄθλιοι ἡμεῖς, οἵ, κἂν αὐτὸ μόνον ὀφθῶμεν, διωκόμεθα, τούτους δὲ καὶ προσιόντας προσγελῶσιν.
Ὁ λόγος δηλοῖ ὅτι οἱ κακοῦργοι τῶν ἀνθρώπων [καὶ ἐξ αὐτῶν τῶν προσώπων] καὶ ἐξ ἀπροόπτου δῆλοί 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.