The Vulture
poor soldiers who have been killed in battle. Ah ! it is a sad thing to go to war;
almost every thing about it is sad.
The vulture has a very keen eye, and, like the eagle, can see what is on the ground,
even when it is very high in the air. This is referred to in the book of Job. "There is a
happens in those countries that almost as soon as an ox, or a horse, or any other
large animal has been killed, great multitudes of vultures will gather around, though
not one could be seen in the sky before. they seem to fly down from every part of the
The vulture has a very keen eye, and, like the eagle, can see what is on the ground,
heavens, and being to pull and struggle for the flesh of the animal; until in the even
when it is very high in the air. This is referred to in the book of Job. "There is a
course of a few hours nothing is left but the bones. We read in Isaiah, "There shall
the vultures be gathered, every one with her mate." This must have been written by
the vultures be gathered, every one with her mate." This must have been written by
one who had seen these birds coming together, as they do in great flocks or
companies.