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Phryx Aesopus (Osius, 1574)

268. DE BOVE ET EQUO. (Perry 0)

DUra pedes solido cui muniit ungula cornu,
Riserat, illa bovi fissa quod esset, Equus.
Quod fossura [(reading uncertain: Seite verfaltet)] pedum properare vetaret euntem,
Nec laeto sineret more salire Bovem.
Respondisse Bovem perhibent: mora cauta salutem
Saepe gradu nobis non properante tulit.
Quicquid agas ullam rem praecipitare caveto [(perhaps: caveo)] ,
Festinare mali causa subinde fuit.

*** The drawing does not fit the fable. ***
This looks like an illustration for Perry 187.

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.