The Egg-Poacher (A Tale of Country Life, in 3 Vols.) Vol. I [1/3]
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Illustration, Drollery, Serial
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Zoology, Animal Behaviour
Depicts the story of a greedy frog who, having seen that a duck has left one of its eggs unattended, swallows the egg but denies knowledge of it when quizzed by the duck. The frog leaves the duck but suffers 'self-doubts', since the egg has turned it into a clumsy spherical animal.
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