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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 354 = Perry 378


Χύτραν ὀστρακίνην καὶ χαλκῆν ποταμὸς κατέφερεν. Ἡ δὲ ὀστρακίνη τῇ χαλκῇ ἔλεγεν· Μακρόθεν μου κολύμβα, καὶ μὴ πλησίον· ἐὰν γάρ μοι σὺ προσψαύσῃς, κατακλῶμαι, κἂν ἐγὼ μὴ θέλουσα προσψαύσω.
Ὅτι ἐπισφαλής ἐστι βίος πένητι δυναστοῦ ἅρπαγος πλησίον παροικοῦντι.

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.