The Lark Burying Her Father

THE LARK (according to an ancient legend) was created before the

earth itself, and when her father died, as there was no earth,

she could find no place of burial for him. She let him lie

uninterred for five days, and on the sixth day, not knowing what

else to do, she buried him in her own head. Hence she obtained

her crest, which is popularly said to be her father's


Youth's first duty is reverence to parents.

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