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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 7 = Perry 276

Ἀετὸς τοξευθείς.

Ὑπεράνωθεν πέτρας ἀετὸς ἐκαθέζετο λαγωοὺς θηρεῦσαι ζητῶν. Τοῦτον δέ τις ἔβαλε τοξεύσας, καὶ τὸ μὲν βέλος ἰσω εἰσῆλθεν· ἡ δὲ γλυφὶς σὺν τοῖς πτεροῖς πρὸ τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν εἱστήκει. Ὁ δὲ ἰδὼν ἔφη· " Καὶ τοῦτό μοι ἑτέρα λύπη, τὸ τοῖς ἐμοῖς πτεροῖς ἀποθνῄσκειν."
Ὅτι τὸ κέντρον τῆς λύπης δεινότερόν ἐστιν, ὅταν τις ἐκ τῶν οἰκείων κινδυνεύσῃ.

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.