In his six years in Paris, Lebovitz transforms himself from a clueless American duckling into a knowing Parisian swan.
The duckling thought one might have a different opinion, but the Hen would not allow it.
And so the duckling was admitted on trial for three weeks; but no eggs came.
But it would be too sad if I were to tell all the misery and care which the duckling had to bear in the hard winter.
“I think I will go out into the wide world,” said the duckling.
duckling watched him with a grin upon his ugly face, the lump over his eye not improving the expression, as you may believe.
And she scratched the duckling's neck, and stroked his whole body.
When nearly dried off the duckling should be dropped into the nursery below the egg-trays.
From door to door of the ballroom her mother fluttered like a hen with a duckling.
So the duckling sat alone in a corner, and felt very miserable.