The Trumpet of the Swan - Chapter Three — A Visitor, Chapter Four — The Cygnets Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Three — A Visitor, Chapter Four — The Cygnets Summary

In chapter three, A Visitor, the swans are in the midst of laying their eggs. The cob swims around the nest and the female lays one egg a day into the nest. She keeps the eggs warm and seldom leaves the nest. After the fourth egg is laid, one warm day she leaves the nest. Unfortunately, a fox has heard splashing at the pond and has decided to have a nice bird dinner. The swan has her back to the fox as he slithers through the grass toward her. The cob sees him but is too far away to hit him before the fox attacks his wife. Suddenly a stick comes from nowhere and hits the fox on the nose. The fox runs and the...

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