The Birds the Beasts and the Bat

The Birds the Beasts and the Bat Lyrics

The Birds waged war with the Beasts, and each party were by turns the conquerors. A Bat, fearing the uncertain issues of the fight, always betook himself to that side which was the strongest. 

When peace was proclaimed, his deceitful conduct was apparent to both the combatants; he was driven forth from the light of day, and henceforth concealed himself in dark hiding-places, flying always alone and at night. 


Moral : Those who practice deceit must expect to be shunned.