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This flower of California is interesting because just like so many Europeans the Native Indians of California cherished the poppy as a valuable source of food. Poppy cake is found in some lovely cafeterias in the continent Likewise they have many a poppy...

Violet Viola When I see this flower I think of Nigel Kennedy and in my head there are not the songs of the birds that are singing all around me but the Viola Concerto that had been written by Willian Walton The most common of these is the dooryard violet...

Die Suppe Die Mutter sagt: ,,Liese, iss einen Teller Suppe!" Aber Liese will nicht essen. Sie sagt!: ,,Die Suppe schmeckt nicht!" Die Mutter und Liese arbeiten im Garten. Sie arbieten fleissig drei Stunden. Liese sagt: ,,Mutti, ich habe Hunger!" Zu hause...

St. Justin Martyr Justin never ended his quest for religious truth even when he converted to Christianity after years of studying various pagan philosophies. As a young man, he was principally attracted to the school of Plato. However, he found that the...

Monasteries Many churches were built by the monks in Norman times. They built for the glory of God. Their work took many, many years to complete and much of it can be see in our cathedrals

Being in Scotland when cactii are oh so small there is nothing to compare this flower of Arizona which towers up so high. The saguaro cactus, is indeed proud to be the flower of, this lovely State of America, Arizona.

The Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy was the center of a major monastic movement in the Middle Ages. Its church was the largest Christian building in the world until St. Peter's Basillica was rebuilt in Rome in the 16th century.

Der Kuchen Auf dem Tisch steht ein Kuchen Die Mutter sagt den Kindern: ,,Esst den Kuchen nach der Schule." Die Kinder kommen nach Hause. Der Kuchen steht auf dem Tisch. Auf dem Schrank sitzt die Katze Murka. Mascha sagt: ,,Das ist mein Kuchen! Ich esse...

The monasteries in the middle ages. The monasteries did much good work: they looked after sick people, for there were no hospitals in those days; they helped the poor, gave shelter to travellers, and taught reading and writing.

Summer A mallard and her half-fledged, young brood are looking for things to eat: they shuffle water, and all the little creatures it contains, through their ridged bills - extracting what they want and letting the rest flow out

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