A String of Chinese Peach Stones

A Vigilant Crane

A tyrant of the seventh century A.D., having determined to add birds’ feathers to the costume of his guards, a crane from her nest on a high tree, seeing the fowlers beneath, and fearing for her brood if she were pierced with an arrow, tore out her own feathers and threw them down to satisfy the hunters.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s