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THE THRUSH AND THE CUCKOO N the wonderful days of old it is said that Christ and Saint Peter went together upon a journey. It was a beautiful day in March, and the earth was just beginning to put on her summer gorgeousness. As the two travelers were passing near a great forest they spied a Thrush sitting on a tree singing and singing as hard as he could. And he cocked his head as if he was very proud of something. Saint Peter stopped at the foot of the tree and said, “I wish you a good day, Thrush!” “I have no time to thank you,” chirped the Thrush pertly. “Why not, pretty Thrush?” asked Saint Peter in surprise. “You have all the time [&hellip

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