Saturday, September 4, 2010

Illustrated: Capra in Rupe Stans et Lupus


M0321 - M0322 - M0323
322. Capra in Rupe Stans et Lupus. Lupus capram in alta rupe stantem conspicatus, “Cur non,” inquit, “relinquis nuda illa et sterilia loca, et huc descendis in herbidos campos qui tibi laetum pabulum offerunt?” Cui respondit capra, “Mihi non est in animo dulcia tutis praeponere.”

Lupus et Caper

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M0322 = Perry157. Source: Collar 4. This is Perry 157. Compare the fable of the fox trying to lure a bird down to the ground, #44. Read a Fabula Facilis version of this fable.

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