Today's podcast is the audio for one of the fables in Barlow's Aesop: Cornix et Urna, the story of the thirsty crow and the water pot. You can find out more about this fable - including grammar commentary and English translation - at the Aesopus.Ning.com website.
Sitibunda CornixHere is the illustration of the fable by Francis Barlow:
sed erat urna
quam ut exhauri a Cornice possit.
sed non valet.
Lectos igitur ex arena lapillulos
et Cornix bibit.