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The Vulture by Hillaire Belloc

In Hilaire Belloc’s humorous book of More Beasts (for Worse Children), a companion volume to The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts, you will find poetic descriptions of real and imaginary beasts.  Many like “The Vulture” offer a tongue-in-cheek moral. The … Continue reading

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Poetry by Hilaire Belloc

Poetry by Hilaire Belloc In Hilaire Belloc’s Bad Child’s Book of Beasts, Belloc states, “The Moral of this priceless work (If rightly understood) Will make you—from a little Turk— Unnaturally good.” Although many of his poetic works are ostensibly written for … Continue reading

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