Friday, September 17, 2010

Illustrated: Cancer et Vulpes


M0587 - M0588 - M0589
588. Cancer et Vulpes. Cancer, egressus e mari, quodam in loco pascebatur. Vulpes, esuriens, eum conspicata, accedens arripuit. Tum is, cum devorandus iam esset, “Merito,” inquit, “haec patior, qui marinus cum sim, terrestris esse volui.”

Cancer et Vulpes

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M0588 = Perry116. Source: De Furia 247. This is Perry 116. Compare the fable of the gull and the kite, #480.

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