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A Blackbird looked into a Dove's nest one day, and he saw how happy and well-fed the Doves seemed to be. He thought that if he were only a Dove he would have a very easy life of it. So he painted himself white and went into the Dove's nest to live.
He did very well so long as he kept his mouth shut. But as soon as he tried to speak or to sing, the Doves found him out and drove him away. ...