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THE SWALLOW AND THE CROW
THE SWALLOW and the Crow
had an argument one day about
Said the Swallow: "Just look
at my bright and downy feathers.
Your black stiff quills are not
worth having. Why don't you
dress better? Show a little pride!"
"Your feathers may do very
well in spring," replied the Crow,
"but— I don't remember ever
having seen you around in winter,
and that's when I enjoy myself
Friends in fine weather only, are not worth much.