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The Curious Book of Birds

The Curious Book of Birds

Brown, Abbie Farwell

Paperback

General Fiction

ISBN13: 9798656181105
Published: Jun 23 2020
Pages: 106
Weight: 0.34
Height: 0.22 Width: 5.98 Depth: 9.02
Language: English
LONG, long ago, at the beginning of things, they say that the Lord made the world smooth and round like an apple. There were no hills nor mountains: nor were there any hollows or valleys to hold the seas and rivers, fountains and pools, which the world of men would need. It must, indeed, have been a stupid and ugly earth in those days, with no chance for swimming or sailing, rowing or fishing. But as yet there was no one to think anything about it, no one who would long to swim, sail, row, and fish. For this was long before men were created. The Lord looked about Him at the flocks of newly made birds, who were preening their wings and wondering at their own bright feathers, and said to Himself, - I will make these pretty creatures useful, from the very beginning, so that in after time men shall love them dearly. Come, my birds, He cried, come hither to me, and with the beaks which I have given you hollow me out here, and here, and here, basins for the lakes and pools which I intend to fill with water for men and for you, their friends. Come, little brothers, busy yourselves as you would wish to be happy hereafter.

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