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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley

a-following
  followed; coming with

"My pet pig came a-following behind me as I walked to school."

Paragraph 363: Example

Brave Horatius
  Brave Horatius was Opalís pet German Shepherd dog. He goes with her everywhere.

Opal named him Brave Horatius after the Roman hero of the poem "Horatius at the Bridge" by Thomas Macaulay.

Paragraph 79: Brave Horatius thinks it is home-going time

Paragraph 105: A rescue by Brave Horatius

Scene 28: Brave Hortatius is lost and found again


cathedral
  The cathedral is a small clearing in the woods surrounded by tall trees.

Opal calls this clearing a cathedral because she uses it for religious services. The word cathedral is also often used to describe tall Old growth forests.

Picture: Sky view

Paragraph 97: The goodness of Sadie McKibben

Paragraph 350: A cream lily for the soul of Peter Paul Rubens


Thomas Chatterton Jupiter Zeus
 

Opal has given this name to a wood rat who is one of her favorite pets. Opal very often carries Thomas Chatterton Jupiter Zeus whenever she goes visiting or exploring.

Opal named her pet rat after the poet Thomas Chatterton, and two gods of classical mythology.

More about: Thomas Chatterton Jupiter Zeus

About: Jupiter

About: Zeus

About: the poet Thomas Chatterton




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