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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley

Angel Mother
 

Opal believes that she was adopted into the Whiteley family when she was very young. She thinks her biological mother has died and is now an angel in heaven, and so the name, Angel Mother.

More about: Angel Mother

Ben Jonson
  One Of Minerva's Baby Chickens. Paragraph 353: First mention

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


christening robes
  a robe or cloak worn during a christening ceremony

"I made christening robes for all my animal friends to wear when they were given their names in the ceremony."

Paragraph 501: Example

Francis Beaumont
  One Of Minerva's Baby Chickens. Paragraph 353: First mention

Jean Molière
  One Of Minerva's Baby Chickens. Paragraph 353: First mention

John Fletcher
  One Of Minerva's Baby Chickens. Paragraph 353: First mention

Sir Francis Bacon
  One Of Minerva's Baby Chickens. Paragraph 353: First mention

Sir Walter Raleigh
  One Of Minerva's Baby Chickens. Paragraph 353: First mention

unto
  to

I walked over unto

the house of Sadie McKibben."

Paragraph 426: Example



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