Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Illustrated: Cornicula et Ovis

M0444 - M0445 - M0446
445. Cornicula et Ovis. Cornicula strepitat in dorso oviculae. Ovis inquit, “Si obstreperes sic cani, ferres infortunium.” At cornicula inquit, “Scio quibus insultem: molesta placidis, amica saevis.”

cornix et ovis

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M0445 = Perry553. Source: Clarke 48 (word order adapted). This is Perry 553. Compare the fable about a crow who is harassing a donkey, #435.