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shine

Informal short for moonshine (whisky)
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Then she spread the table afresh, and to it came fearlessly the busy ant and bee, gay butterfly and bird; even the poor blind mole and humble worm were not forgotten; and with gentle words she gave to all, while each learned something of their kind little teacher; and the love that made her own heart bright shone alike on all.
And while she gayly sung, the little weavers spun their silken threads, the flies on glittering wings flew lovingly above her head, and over all the golden light shone softly down.
At length the mantle was finished, and amid the gray threads shone golden ones, making it bright; and she sent it to the King, entreating him to wear it, for it would bring peace and love to dwell within his breast.
Far as eye could reach were tall green trees whose drooping boughs made graceful arches, through which the golden light shone softly, making bright shadows on the deep green moss below, where the fairest flowers waved in the cool wind, and sang, in their low, sweet voices, how beautiful is Love.
Doves with gentle eyes cooed among the green leaves, snow-white clouds floated in the sunny shy, and the golden light, brighter than before, shone softly down.
Brighter shone the golden shadows; On the cool wind softly came The low, sweet tones of happy flowers, Singing little Violet's name.
The lion's head now shone like a veritable lump of gold.
'Farewell, and thank you for your beautiful songs in the summer, when the trees were green, and the sun shone down warmly on us!' Then she laid her head against the bird's heart.
The sun shone brightly down upon her, and the swallow asked her if she would go with him; she could sit upon his back.
She told him how unwilling she was to marry the ugly mole, as then she had to live underground where the sun never shone, and she could not help bursting into tears.
THE star that shone on that Christmas night To the shepherds, kings and wise men's delight It shone to guide them to the new king born He lay there in a stable, which the light Did adorn The true meaning of Christmas Did start on that night And that is the reason the star shone So bright The star is always above us If we look into the night sky Shining down upon us and lighting up our lives Christmas is a time for family Loved ones, peace hope and joy It's all about the star and the Birth of that boy NEIL WILLIAM DONNELLY
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