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(About America, Birds)

I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country he is a bird of bad immoral character like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America.

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