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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley

chore boy
  young man who works on a farm or ranch doing small jobs

"The chore boy is always very mean to the animals."

Paragraph 509: Example

glad feels
  glad; happy

"The sunshine on my face felt so good it gave me glad feels all over."

Paragraph 448: Example

house of Sadie McKibben

Lars Porsena of Clusium
  Lars Porsena of Clusium was the name of Opalís pet black crow.

The name comes from a king in ancient Rome in about 580 B.C., who is mentioned in Thomas Macaulay's poem "Horatius at the Bridge" (1842).

Paragraph 13: Finding the Mamma's thimble

Scene 80: The Death of Lars Porsena

Scene 118: The Death of Lars Porsena of Clusium

satisfaction feels

"When he baby was full of satisfaction feels we put it to bed."

Paragraph 484: Example

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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