Pronunciation: 'a-l&-"gOr-E, -"gor-
Etymology: Middle English allegorie, from Latin allegoria, from
Greek allEgoria, from allEgorein to speak figuratively, from allos
other + -Egorein to speak publicly, from agora assembly --
1 : the expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence; also : an instance (as in a story or painting) of such expression
2 : a symbolic representation : The blindfolded figure with scales is an allegory of justice.
n 1: a short moral story (often with animal characters) 2: a visible symbol representing an abstract idea. 3: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor
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The Mother Queen's generosity extends far beyond the tree.....for those she provides for, in turn, provide for others.
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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."
---Henry David Thoreau
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How the Human adopted Spirituality so very, very long ago...How they inhabited their harsh, yet gorgeous surroundings, and found the inspiration to rise above the hardships and celebrate their existence. Nature provided all that they needed, including visual beauty, extreme physical comforts, sensuality, and a sense of wonder.