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Stories About Birds of Land and Water: With Numerous Illustrations, Second Edition (Classic Reprint)

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Stories About Birds of Land and Water: With Numerous Illustrations, Second Edition (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Stories About Birds of Land and Water: With Numerous Illustrations, Second EditionThere is not among the many beautiful creatures God has made one more to be admired than the bird.Its graceful movements, its soft and elegant plumage, its gift of song or if not of song, of a certain lively gaiety - its tender care for its young, its skill in preparing so pretty a home for their reception, its plaintive mourning when deprived of mate or young, its faith aaring so pretty a home for their reception, its plaintive mourning when deprived of mate or young, its faith as, in search of a more genial clime, it flies across the mighty waters - all endear it to us as to a beautiful gift we ought to appreciate, and with whose happy and joyous life we should never wilfully interfere.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more