THE FOX AND THE CROW.
A CROW having stolen a bit of flesh,
perched in a tree, and held it in her
beak. A Fox seeing her, longed to possess himself of the flesh: and by a wily
stratagem succeeded. "How handsome is the Crow," he exclaimed, "in
the beauty of her shape and in the
fairness of her complexion! Oh, if her
voice were only equal to her beauty,
she would deservedly be considered
the Queen of Birds!" This he said
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Book title: Three Hundred and Fifty Aesop's Fables.
Contributors: George Fyler Townsend - Translator, Harrison Weir - Illustrator, Aesop - Author.
Publisher: Belford, Clarke.
Place of publication: Chicago.
Publication year: 1882.
Page number: 99.
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