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The Cratchits’ Christmas Dinner: Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Christmas Story: The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner

Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stood in the city streets on Christmas morning, where (for the weather was severe) the people made a rough but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it was mad delight to the …

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All in a row: Diyas light up more than just our homes

All in a row: Diyas light up more than just our homes

Pradeep decided that they would use electrical lights in multicolored to decorate the house for the festival. “How many days to Deepavali?” Pradeep asked his dad. “Four,” said Dad without looking up from the newspaper. “Oh… ho… we don’t have much time. We have to decorate the house with colorful electrical bulbs and multicolored string lights.” “I think it would …

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Friends Again: Inspirational Story of Classmates

What is Mythological Significance of Holi?

“Come on Anmol, you can do it”, shouted Rohan. Anmol and Rohan were class six students of Saint Francis High School. The inter-house cross country for the junior group was in its last phase. Anmol, who was in Shivaji House, had completed the stretch from the school canteen, the starting point of the race, to the Stadium. Now all that …

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Chanukah in the shadow of the inquisition: Chanukah Stories

Hanukkah Greetings

The House of Modiglia, importers of silks, was one of the famous business establishments in Seville, Spain. The two brothers Yaakov and Reuven del Modiglia had inherited it from their father, who received a special scroll from the king of Spain – praising him for his contribution to the development of overseas trade. Their widowed mother Donna Rachela del Modiglia …

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