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Hagalaz
I can't believe I'm now starting on the Second Aett of the Elder Futhark. Time is indeed flying by! Looks like this is a highly auspicious, or at least a very fitting time for me to write this article! While Hagalaz literally means "hail" as in ice...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Make Your Voice Heard As You Tread Gently On Our Mother Earth
Making Your Voice Heard Before buying crystals, remember to ask where the crystal comes from and how it was mined. A lot of crystals are strip mined, which is very harmful to the land, and when handled often have a feeling of being psychically fractured or...
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Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
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Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade)
This remedy is made from the deadly nightshade, an ancient herb used in witch-craft and magick. It was also used in eyedrops by Italian women to increase their beauty: 'bella donna' means 'beautiful woman'; what this herb then does is dilating the pupils,...
Remedies >> Remedies B
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
Colocynthus
This remedy is made of the bitter cucumber. The pure tincture of this cucumber causes a spasmodic cramping of all organs within the belly. Anger and indignation, fury together with irritation can result in heavy, very painful colic, that can only be endured...
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Shooting an Elephant
no intention of shooting the elephant – I had merely sent elephant I knew I ought not to shoot him. It is a serious matter to shoot a working elephant.
Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell New Writing, Autumn 1936
Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell. New Writing, Autumn 1936.
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H Look for his answer in “Shooting an. Elephant.” This essay is set in Burma.
'Shooting an Elephant': 'When the white man turns tyrant, it is his
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The waning British Empire is like the slow death of an immense elephant (Orwell 5-7). Author in Text.

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While working as a policeman in Burma he experienced the complexities of the Empire and its insidious effects on the coloniser and the colonised alike, which are beautifully described in Shooting an Elephant.
Shooting an Alligator
In his great 1936 essay, "Shooting an Elephant," he describes the pressures from his ruling-class brethren as well as the "watchful yellow faces behind" that impelled him, against his instincts and wishes, to shoot a man-killer elephant.
Und jedes Wort ist wahr
"Shooting an Elephant", ein erschütterndes Stück Prosa. Und natürlich "Such, Such Were the Joys", jener beklemmende Essay, in dem George Orwell beschreibt, wie er als Kind in einem englischen Internat gequält und gedemütigt wurde.

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Shooting an Elephant
no intention of shooting the elephant – I had merely sent elephant I knew I ought not to shoot him. It is a serious matter to shoot a working elephant.
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