A Raven saw a Swan and desired to secure for himself the same beautiful
plumage. Supposing that the Swan's splendid white color arose from
his washing in the water in which he swam, the Raven left the altars
in the neighborhood where he picked up his living, and took up residence
in the lakes and pools. But cleansing his feathers as often as he
would, he could not change their color, while through want of food
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