Baby's Own Aesop (1887)
40. The Eagle and The Crow (Perry
The Eagle flew off with a lamb;
Then the Crow thought to lift an old ram;
In his eaglish conceit,
The wool tangled his feet,
And the shepherd laid hold of the sham.
BEWARE OF OVERATING YOUR OWN POWERS
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The Baby's Own Aesop (verse fables by W.J. Linton), 1887. Illustrations by Walter Crane. Available online at International Children's Digital Library.