Thursday, September 23, 2010

Illustrated: Nux Secundum Viam Sata


M0716 - M0717 - M0718

717. Nux Secundum Viam Sata. Nux, secundum viam sata, plurimum ferebat fructus. Cum autem a populo praetereunte saxis et fustibus impeteretur, ut iuglandes decidentes carperent, “Me infelicem,” exclamabat, “cui gratias tam acerbas referunt ob fructus iucundos quos ex me percipiunt.”


Nux (1550)

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M0717 = Perry250. Source: Dana 5. This is Perry 250. For the story of how the nut tree brought this trouble on herself, see #772. Read a Fabula Facilis version of this fable.

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