Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Esop” in book 3, poem prologus of Phaedrus, The Fables of Phaedrus:

...tates to declare; But couch'd his meaning in the veil Of many an allegoric tale, And jesting with a moral aim, Eluded all offence and blame. This is the path that I pursue, Inventing more than A Esop knew; And certain topics by-the-by, To my own hindrence did I try. But was there any of mankind, Besides Sejanus, so inclined, Who was alone to work my fall, Informer, witness, judge and all; ...
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Esop (Ohio, United States) 52 52 0 0 0 user votes

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