Bonfires

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The Moon And The Bonfires
... The Moon and the Bonfires is an English translation of the novel La Luna e i Falò, by the Italian poet and novelist Cesare Pavese ... published in 2002, uses the arguably more correct translation of the The Moon and the Bonfires, taking account of the use of the plural i Falò in the original Italian title ...
Masua - Sartava Nature Reserve
... Formerly bonfires were lighted (to announce the appearance of the new moon) but when the Cutheans practiced their deceit, it was ordained that messengers should be sent out ... How were these bonfires lighted? They brought long staves of cedar wood, canes, and branches of the olive tree, and bundles of tow which were tied on top of them with twine with these they went to ... Whence did these bonfires commence? From the Mount of Olives to Sartabha, from Sartabha to Grophinah, from Grophinah to Hoveran, from Hoveran to Beth Baltin they did not cease waving the ...
Central Park Be-in - Early 1969
... be-ins that previously took place in Central Park as bonfires erupted ... Things became even worse when one person leapt into one of the bonfires ... When he was finally pulled from the bonfires by other demonstrators, word came out that an ambulance would not arrive until Sheep Meadow was cleared ...
The Twelfth - Events - Eleventh Night
... On the night before The Twelfth—the "Eleventh Night"—huge bonfires are lit in many Protestant, Unionist and Loyalist areas of Northern Ireland ... In many Protestant communities the bonfires are seen as family-friendly community celebrations ... However, not all Protestants attend the bonfires and people from the Irish Catholic community avoid them ...
Moot Hill - Summoning People To The Moot
... It is likely that bonfires would have been lit as a signal, either from the smoke during the day or the light at night ... A 'Bonfire hill' place name survives at Stewarton in East Ayrshire and a 'Bonfire knowe' is recorded at Kilmarnock ... The Tarbolton moot was still used for lighting bonfires up until the 19th-century at least and the name Shinny Hill is suggestive of traditional ...

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    The second day of July 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more
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