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Quandary Resolution 2523
predestinarianism, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, batten, pusillanimous
"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush," came the mocking sneer of that pusillanimous preacher of predestinarianism, the Reverend Horace Druthers, as he gingerly plucked the carrier-pigeon from young Timmy Bottoms' startled hands and ushered the disappointed six-year-old out the rectory's side door (for the Reverend, it was said, had amassed a sizeable aviary by battening himself on the confiscated birds of his less wary parishioners).
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