Sunday, February 6, 2011

Image: Hirundo et Anguis


M0486 - M0487 - M0488
487. Hirundo et Anguis. In foro, ubi iudicia fieri solebant, affixerat nidum suum hirundo; huius pullos anguis laesit. Tum illa “O conditionem miseram,” inquit, “cum eo loco, ubi alii ius suum obtinent, mihi potissimum vis et iniuria allata fuit.”



M0487 = Perry227. Source: Camerarius 168. This is Perry 227. For a story about the swallow choosing to live among men, see #482.

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