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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 286 = Perry 192

Ὄρνις καὶ χελιδών.

Ὄρνις ὄφεως ὠὰ εὑροῦσα, ταῦτα ἐπιμελῶς ἐθέρμαινε καὶ μετὰ τὸ θερμᾶναι ἐξεκόλαψε. Χελιδὼν δὲ θεασαμένη αὐτὴν ἔφη· Ὦ ματαία, τί ταῦτα ἀνατρέφεις ἅπερ, ἂν αὐξηθῇ, ἀπὸ σοῦ πρώτης τοῦ ἀδικεῖν ἄρξεται;
Οὕτως ἀτιθάσσευτός ἐστιν ἡ πονηρία, κἂν τὰ μάλιστα εὐεργετῆται.

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.