Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Image: Navigans in Equo

M0925 - M0926 - M0927

926. Navigans in Equo. Quidam flumen traiecturus, equo insidens navem conscendit. Cum quis causam percontaretur, “Festino,” inquit.

M0926 (not in Perry). Source: Yenni, Anecdotes 11. This fable is not included in Perry’s catalog. Compare the story of the man who thought to lighten his donkey’s load, #826.