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The view fromthe peacock"s tail

M. L. Rosenthal

The view fromthe peacock"s tail

poems

by M. L. Rosenthal

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M. L. Rosenthal.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.O84
The Physical Object
Pagination52p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22185752M
ISBN 100195015932

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A gorgeously illustrated picture book with short sentences and containing a gem of wisdom, this book is quite funny and every young child will adore this story about three disgruntled hens who think that they're doing all the hard work while the peacock just stands around being a show-off.4/5. In the edition of the book The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable we are told: “The peacock’s tail is the emblem of an Evil Eye, or an ever-vigilant traitor. The tale is this: Argus was the chief Minister of Osiris, King of Egypt. When the king started on his Indian expedition, he left his queen, Isis, regent, and Argus was to be her chief adviser.


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About years ago, and “almost a lifetime” either side, Charles Darwin was beleaguered by the problem of the peacock’s tail. Just the sight of a feather. Solon Story Time Mrs.

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