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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Wren
 
The poor wren, the most diminutive of birds, will fight, her young ones in the nest, against the owl.  Shakespeare.  1
Wrens may prey where eagles dare not perch.  2
 
 
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