aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

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ὁ καρκίνος ὧδ’ ἔφα
χαλᾷ τὸν ὄφιν λαβών·
“εὐθὺν χρὴ τὸν ἑταῖρον ἔμ-
μεν καὶ μὴ σκολιὰ φρονεῖν.”

The crab said to the snake it had caught in its claw: ‘A comrade must be frank and not think crooked thoughts.’

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November 12, 2013 at 12:00 PM

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