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lares and penates

The items that constitute or are a part of one's home. An avid traveler, the lares and penates of my aunt's home have been collected from around the world.
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lares and penates

the home.
In ancient Rome, the lares and penates were the protective gods of a household, and they came to be used to signify the home itself. The phrase lares and penates is generally used to refer to those things that are considered to be the essential elements of someone's home; in 1775 Horace Walpole wrote in a letter ‘I am returned to my own Lares and Penates—to my dogs and cats’.
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Fuente: La Revolucion Puertorriquena de 1868: el Grito de Lares, por Francisco Moscoso y revista Pitirre, ejemplares: 1, 2, 3 y 4
What Lares gets from Protestant preaching theory is abstract categories (the sufficiency of Scripture, consolation, instruction)--so abstract, in my view, that (a) it is far from certain that Milton was influenced by the preaching manuals rather than other sources, and (b) the application to Miltonic texts remains more distant from the actual texture of Milton's writing than would have been desirable.
In fact, the LARES system was so good that even the previously dubious Bradshaw ran the risk of getting carried away by the possibilities of electronic enhancement.
In recent years, Puerto Rico has dedicated some 20,000 acres to coffee, mainly in Lares and other coffee-growing towns such as Adjuntas, Las Mareas, Maricao, Yauco, Mayaguez, Morovis and Jayuya.
Lares et Panates is the Londonbased artist's second exhibition at the dockland gallery.
That depends on Spain's economy and whether new broadcasters Cuatro and La Sexta have peaked," Lares says.
The police were well-behaved and nonintimidating,'' said Erin Lares, 17, who blew kisses and flashed peace signs to police cruisers driving away from Staples Center.
Veinticinco anitos de edad cumplio la tejana Shelly Lares el 13 de noviembre, cifra redonda que celebra con felicidad, luego de mas de 15 anos dedicada por completo al mundo del espectaculo y de que acaba de lanzar recientemente el quinto album de su carrera titulado "Donde Hay Fuego", asi que la fiesta de la cumpleanera viene "en llamas".
The picturesque mountain town of Lares, home to some 26,000 people, is famous throughout the rest of Puerto Rico, and for two good reasons.
There is also growing interest in small country inns, such as the Hacienda Lealtad, in Lares ($2 million) and the Casona Bella Vista in Ciales ($850,00).
Lares es una pequena poblacion de Puerto Rico, sita practicamente en el centro de Borinquen --la mas pequena de las Antillas mayores o la mayor de las menores-- y a una altura suficiente sobre el nivel del mar como para que la gente de todo el pais pueda ir a "coger fresco".
First place winners: Jeff Benard, Lisa Bishop, Nick Corleto, Rich Ward, Ben Crane, Don Forbes, Matt Lares, Mike Hoffman, Aaron Gentry, Kellen Hollenbeck, Kyle Pack and Ana Plantenberg.
For many of the young people on the streets, the only thing they live for is their neighborhood,'' said Manny Lares, a Pico neighborhood activist and representative for Santa Monica Barrios Unidos.
El poderoso talento y la versatilidad de la cantante Shelly Lares se pone a toda prueba con el nuevo disco de su cosecha que esta saliendo al mercado titulado "Aqui me encuentro".
Committee members include Event Chair Danielle Lares, Stacie Standifer, Susan Andrews Thompson, Linda Marcrum, Marlei Daugherty, and volunteers from the Junior League of Nashville.