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Aesop's Fables by  J. H. Stickney


 

 

THE THIRSTY PIGEON

[49]

A
PIGEON who was very thirsty saw a goblet of water painted on a signboard.

Without stopping to see what it was, she flew to it with a loud whir, and dashing against the signboard, jarred herself terribly. Having broken her wings, she fell to the ground, and was caught be a man, who said, "Your zeal should never outrun your caution."


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