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The First Snow-Fall By James Russell Lowell, Brahmin Poet THE SNOW had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white.Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch […]

The Political Cardinal The Cardinal was chosen as the state bird for these seven states: Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. According to the Illinois State Museum, In 1928 an election was held between five birds for the honor of being named “State Bird of Illinois”. The Macomb Branch of the […]

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