Friday, August 27, 2010

Illustrated: Camelus Primo Conspicatus

M0143 - M0144 - English - M0145

144. Camelus Primo Conspicatus. Qui camelum primus conspicatus est, effugit; qui secundus, appropinquavit; qui tertius, frenum fecit, quo eum duceret. Nam quod primo novum ac terribile videtur, mox usu cotidiano solita res fit ac mansueta.

Camelus (de familiaritate)

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M0144 = Perry195. Source: La Fontaine 4.10 (translated into Latin prose by Moore). This is Perry 195. Compare the story of the lion and the fox, #26.

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