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14. CORVUS. (Perry 324)

VEXARENT morbi cum saeva pericula Corvum,
Spes sua cui vitae paene caduca fuit:
Pro me mater, ait, divos venerabere votis,
Addereque his lacrimis experiere modum.
Cui sic fata parens: ego nullo numine sperem
Admittente meas posse valere preces.
Quod tu non veritus sis exercere rapinas,
Victima Diis quoties ulla cremata fuit.
Pluribus obfuerit qui, dum sors laeta manebat,
Rebus in adversis ecquis adesse volet?

*** The drawing does not fit the fable. ***

It looks like it would go with Fable 84.

Phryx Aesopus Habitu Poetico, by Hieronymus Osius, 1574 (artist not identified). Available online at the University of Mannheim. This book clearly recycles a set of images from another book of Aesop's fables. In some cases, the illustration does not match the fable shown, and in some cases I have not been able to identify what fable a given illustration is supposed to illustrate.