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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 303 = Perry 266

Πῆραι δύο.

Προμηθεὺς πλάσας ποτὲ ἀνθρώπους δύο πήρας ἐξ αὐτῶν ἀπεκρέμασε, τὴν μὲν ἀλλοτρίων κακῶν, τὴν δὲ ἰδίων, καὶ τὴν μὲν τῶν ὀθνείων ἔμπροσθεν ἔταξε, τὴν δὲ ἑτέραν ὄπισθεν ἀπήρτησεν. Ἐξ οὗ δὴ συνέβη τοὺς ἀνθρώπους τὰ μὲν ἀλλότρια κακὰ ἐξ ἀπόπτου κατοπτάζεσθαι, τὰ δὲ ἴδια μὴ προορᾶσθαι.
Τούτῳ τῷ λόγῳ χρήσαιτο ἄν τις πρὸς ἄνδρα πολυπράγμονα, ὃς ἐν τοῖς ἑαυτοῦ πράγμασι τυφλώττων τῶν μηδὲν προσηκόντων κήδεται.

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.