Harvest Festivals

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... Thanksgiving -In England, thanks have been given for successful harvests since pagan times ... praying, and decorating churches with baskets of fruit and food in the festival known as Harvest Festival, Harvest Home or Harvest Thanksgiving ... with religious origins, but in England it remains a Church festival giving thanks to God for the harvest ...
List Of Harvest Festivals
... This is a list of Harvest festivals around the world ... A Harvest Festival is an annual celebration which occurs around the time of the main harvest of a given region ... Given the differences in climate and crops around the world, harvest festivals can be found at various times throughout the world ...

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    Why wont they let a year die without bringing in a new one on the instant, cant they use birth control on time? I want an interregnum. The stupid years patter on with unrelenting feet, never stopping—rising to little monotonous peaks in our imaginations at festivals like New Year’s and Easter and Christmas—But, goodness, why need they do it?
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.
    Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 9:37.

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