[Translation from Babrius and Phaedrus. Newly edited and translated
into English, together with an historical introduction and a comprehensive
survery of Greek and Latin fables in the Aesopic tradition, by Ben Edwin
Perry. London, W. Heinemann; Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1965.
Translation amended by me.]
A eunuch went to a sacrificing seer to consult him about the prospect of having children. The sacrificer, spreading out the sacred liver of the victim, said: "When I look at this it tells me that you'll be a father; but when I look into your face you seem to be not even a male."