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Very seldom now do I catch one familiar note from those early warblers of the woods. They have all passed away …

I now listen to the songs of other birds that have come with the advance of civilization … and, like the wild wood birds our fathers used to hold their breath to hear, they sing in concert, without pride, without envy, without jealously – alike in forest and field, alike before wigwam or castle, alike before savage or sage, alike chief or king.

(Simon Pokagon – Potawatomi Chief)

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