Thursday, August 18, 2011

Image: Cancri et Asinus

M0588 - M0589 - M0590
589. Cancri et Asinus. Asinus, cadens in lutum, coepit eiulans clamare pro eo quod non poterat egredi. Cui cancri dixerunt, “Quare plangis? Cum nos, qui longe ante cecidimus in lutum, minime plangamus.”

M0589 = Perry189. Source: Odo Appendix 3, Fable 24. This is Perry 189. Compare the fable of the frogs and the sheep, #609.

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