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THE THREE PHŒBES OF WYNDYGOUL

Three little Phoœbes came to Wyndygoul in the month of March, and sang their song in the trees by the water till it was time to set about nesting.

The first one was a Wise Little Bird, — even he suspected that, — and after thinking it all out he said : “I shall build high on the rock that is above the Lake of Wyndygoul, and the deep water shall be the moat of my castle.”

Then the second one thought it all out, and he was the Wisest of all the Phœbes. He simply knew it all, and he knew that he knew. So he said: “The rock has its advantages, but it is very exposed ..text continues