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flakes

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One winter's day, when the flakes of snow were flying about, he spread the skirts of his blue coat, and caught the snow as it fell.
And every flake seemed larger, and appeared like a magnificent flower, or beautiful star; it was splendid to look at!
The darkness grew apace; a cold wind began to blow in freshening gusts from the east, and the showering white flakes in the air increased in number.
he said, shaking the white flakes from his clothes;
They make bunches of flowers, from flakes and wires of silver, that counterfeit the delicate creations the frost weaves upon a windowpane; and we were shown a miniature silver temple whose fluted columns, whose Corinthian capitals and rich entablatures, whose spire, statues, bells, and ornate lavishness of sculpture were wrought in polished silver, and with such matchless art that every detail was a fascinating study and the finished edifice a wonder of beauty.
As the flakes that fall thick upon a winter's day, when Jove is minded to snow and to display these his arrows to mankind--he lulls the wind to rest, and snows hour after hour till he has buried the tops of the high mountains, the headlands that jut into the sea, the grassy plains, and the tilled fields of men; the snow lies deep upon the forelands, and havens of the grey sea, but the waves as they come rolling in stay it that it can come no further, though all else is wrapped as with a mantle, so heavy are the heavens with snow--even thus thickly did the stones fall on one side and on the other, some thrown at the Trojans, and some by the Trojans at the Achaeans; and the whole wall was in an uproar.
Now Sunbeam, Breeze, Leaf, and Flake, fly back to the Seasons whence you came, and tell them that, thanks to their kind gifts, Ripple's work at last is done.
s Kellogg's Frosted Flakes will launch its new flavor -- Kellogg's Chocolate Frosted Flakes -- next month.
For almost 20 years, he says, scientists have argued about whether away to make stone flakes, called Levallois technology, was invented in Africa and then spread to Eurasia.
The presence of glass delamination flakes in product solutions is of particular concern.
PENDERYN Welsh whisky laced with gold flakes will be sold in China and Taiwan following the signing of an agreement between the Valleys-based distiller and Gold Nano Tech (GNT) of Taiwan.
People are likely to eat more of dense breakfast cereals like granola and Grape-Nuts than less dense cereals like flakes.
com)-- Frumpy Flakes is pleased to announce the company's first vendor event February 27 to March 2 in Dayton, Ohio.
The new flakes are mini gold, mini silver, red, orange, blue, purple and green and are coded VM4420 through VM4426, respectively.
Influences of weight ratio between slash wood and commercial flakes on the selected mechanical and physical properties of panels were examined.