Aesop's Jacked Fables

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The Kites and the Swans

TEE KITES of olden times, as well as the Swans, had the privilege of song. But having heard the unholy incantations of robed men, they were so enchanted with the power, that they tried to imitate it; and, in trying to conjure, they were consumed by invisible demons, and forgot how to live.

The desire for imaginary benefits often involves the loss of present blessings.

The Kites and the Swans (original fable)

TEE KITES of olden times, as well as the Swans, had the privilege of song. But having heard the neigh of the horse, they were so enchanted with the sound, that they tried to imitate it; and, in trying to neigh, they forgot how to sing.

The desire for imaginary benefits often involves the loss of present blessings.

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