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The Fox and the Tragic Mask (English-French)

Ancient Greek mask
FABLE VII.FABLE VII
THE FOX AND THE TRAGIC MASK.LE RENARD ET LE MASQUE DE THÉÂTRE.
Phaedrus.Phèdre.
A Fox, by chance, casting his eyes on a Tragic Mask:Un Renard vit par hasard un masque de théâtre :
“Ah,” said she, “great as is its beauty, still it has no brains.”« Belle tête ! dit-il ; mais de cervelle point. »
This is meant for those to whom fortune has granted honor and renown, leaving them void of common sense.Ceci s’applique aux hommes que la fortune a comblés d’honneurs et de gloire, mais privés de sens commun.