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The caged bird sings
with a fearful trill
His beak is focussed; he is preoccupied,
looking for something, something, something.
Poor bird, he is obsessed!
Mr. Bok is giving the bird sanctuary as a tract of land at this place. He is dedicating it as a bird sanctuary and putting up thes
A Bird came down the Walk--
He did not know I saw--
He bit an Angleworm in halves
I have wished a bird would fly away,
And not sing by my house all day....
A bird half wakened in the lunar noon
Sang halfway through its little inborn tune.
It could not have come down to us so far,
Through the interstices of things ajar
The bird would cease and be as other birds
But that he knows in singing not to sing.
Among them was a Bishop, who
Had lately been appointed to
The balmy isle of Rum-ti-Foo,
And Peter was his name.
Pike Bishop: He gave his word.
Dutch: He gave his word to a railroad.
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