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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 302 = Perry 202

(variant version from Chambry's first edition)

Περιστερὰ καὶ κορώνη.

Περιστερὰ ἔν τινι περιστερεῶνι τρεφομένη ἐν πολυτεκνογονείᾳ ἐφρυάττετο. Κορώνη δὲ ἀκούσασα ταύτην ἔφη· Παῦσαι τοῦ ἀλαζομεύεσθαι· ὅσον γὰρ πλέονα τέκνα ἔχεις, τοσοῦτον περισσοτέρους δούλους συνάξεις.
Ὁ μῦθος δηλοῖ ὅτι τῶν οἰκετῶν δυστυχέστεροί εἰσιν ὅσοι ἐν δουλείᾳ τεκνοποιοῦσιν.

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.