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Mouser Cats' Story

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Author: Amy Prentice
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,522 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 413 5764
Genre: Young Readers

es as were the peacock and the crane, therefore I don't fancy we shall ever have any very serious trouble."


"What about the peacock and the crane?" your Aunt Amy asked, not disposed to let slip any opportunity of hearing a story.

"Oh, that's something very, very old--why, my grandmother used to tell about it. You know the crane thinks he has got a pretty tail, and I'm not saying anything against it, for it is handsome; but this crane my grandmother used to tell about, had the idea that he was the finest looking bird who ever came out of an egg. He went around making a good deal of such talk as that, and one day he met with a peacock for the first time. Strangely enough, he had never heard about such a bird, so he strutted back and forth as usual, and after they had talked a while of the weather, and all that sort of thing, Mr. Crane said:

[Illustration: As Mr. Peacock spread his tail, Mr. Crane flew off in disgust]

"'People tell me I am one of the handsomest birds that



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