Impertinent Bird

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A most impertinent bird
A most impertinent bird.

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A bearded man and the goat he is riding have stopped before a large bird wearing a hat and standing on a rock.

The first verse of the rhyme goes:

An inquisitive little sparrow
Ask’d every man in Wales
Why parrots had long noses
And foxes had long tails.

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