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Aesop's Fables: Babrius

Babrius 105 = Perry 347

Λύκος ποτ' ἄρας πρόβατον ἐκ μέσης ποίμνης
ἐκόμιζεν οἴκαδ'· ᾧ λέων συναντήσας
ἀπέσπας' αὐτοῦ. καὶ λύκος σταθεὶς πόρρω
"ἀδίκως μ' ἀφείλω τῶν ἐμῶν" ἐκεκράγει.
λέων δὲ τερφθεὶς εἶπε τὸν λύκον σκώπτων
"σοὶ γὰρ δικαίως ὑπὸ φίλων ἐδωρήθη;"


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