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Flights of Fancy
Flights of Fancy: Birds in Myth, Legend, and Superstition | Peter Tate
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The perfect bedside companion for every bird-watcher and nature lover, inside Flights of Fancy youll find: Cranes Dont promise the crane in the sky, but give the titmouse in your hand. Russian proverb Magpies One for sorrow, two for joy Traditional English rhyme Owls The owl shrieked at thy birth, an evil sign. Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III Peacocks The peacock is ashamed of its large black feet. Medieval Persian tradition Ravens When the raven tried to bring fire to the world, ash turned its feathers black. Cherokee Indian legend Swans Sewing a swans feather into your husbands pillow will keep him faithful. British superstition From the Hardcover edition.
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I've got time this afternoon for some reading in the park. This seems appropriate.