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West Kennet Long Barrow. One of the largest and most impressive Neolithic graves in Britain, West Kennet long barrow was built in around 3400 BCE and used for at least 1,000 years. View down the central passageway to the west chamber, the largest of the five burial chambers. Distance from Shaftesbury to Avebury is 42 miles

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The Hobbit : the Battle of the Five Armies deleted scene - Thranduil and Gandalf << owie I think my heart just shattered =(

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Septimius Severus..... Was the African Roman Emperor from 193 to 211. Severus was born in Leptis Magna in the province of Africa. As a young man he advanced through the cursus honorus the customary succession of offices under the reigns of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. Severus seized power after the death of Emperor Pertinax in 193 during the Year of the Five Emperors.

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from Knot Magick

Pagan Virtues

Things are what direction we take them rather than static symbols. To a person who has "Satan vision," this is evil. To someone else, religious or not, it seems to have a lot to do with living demonstrative character and virtues.

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"The Heavyweight Punch," by Geoff Hunt. "HMS Victory," "HMS Temeraire" and "HMS Neptune" leading the line at Trafalgar on Oct. 21, 1805.

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The Zheng. A beast from the mythologies of China that was reported to have lived amongst the creatures of this world. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

What to do about fairy rings and lawn mushrooms

Fairy rings also occupy a prominent place in European folklore as the location of gateways into elfin kingdoms, or places where elves gather and dance. According to the folklore, a fairy ring appears when a fairy, pixie, or elf appears. It will disappear without trace in less than five days, but if an observer waits for the elf to return to the ring, he or she may be able to capture it.

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