A Thrush was feeding on a myrtle-tree and did not move from it because
its berries were so delicious. A Fowler observed her staying so long
in one spot, and having well bird-limed his reeds, caught her. The
Thrush, being at the point of death, exclaimed, "O foolish creature
that I am! For the sake of a little pleasant food I have deprived
myself of my life."
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