The Hawk, the Kite, and the Pigeons

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The Hawk, the Kite, and the Pigeons Fable by Aesop The Pigeons, terrified by the appearance of a Kite, called upon the Hawk to defend them. He at once consented. When they had admitted him into the cote, they found that he made more havoc and slew a larger number of them in one day than the Kite could pounce upon in a whole year. Moral: Avoid a remedy that is worse than the disease. PassageBank © PassageBank • Passage provided under license from PassageBank.com. Use and duplication is restricted to licensees only.

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