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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 340 = Perry 243

(variant version from Chambry's first edition)


Ὕαιναν λέγουσι διττὴν εἶναι φύσει·
χρόνῳ γὰρ αὐτή, φασίν, ἄρρην τυγχάνει
καὶ μετὰ χρόνον θήλεια. Φασὶ μίαν,
κακῶς αὐτῇ ἄρρενος διατεθέντος,
εἰπεῖν· Ὦ φίλε, μέμνησο πρόσθεν τόδε,
αὖθις τὸν αὐτόν ποτε ἀρρενωθῆναι.
Ὁ λόγος τοὺς ἄρξαντας ἐπὶ χρόνον τινὰ ἐδίδαξεν ὅτι κριθέντες ἄνθρωποί ποτε ὕστερον ἔκριναν τοὺς πάλαι διδασκάλους. 

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.