Magpie and the Lark

DESCRIPTION: "In a snug little field in a neighboring park, On a beautiful morning in spring, A sly magpie jack saw a pert little lark." The magpie offers to teach the lark to sing. The lark refuses; "it would most likely fail" and they would be confused about colors
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: bird music colors
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, p. 269, "The Magpie and the Lark" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #15682
File: Pet269

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