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We now begin to expect our vernal migration of ring-ousels every week.

And yet this was only the day of the vernal equinox; it was most extraordinary.

I know not, unless it be the influence of the vernal season.

The driver said he was from Vernal, some sixty miles to the west.

What are our children doing with these precious, vernal years?

The vernal fever of 1658 did not last longer than six weeks.

In the north-central portion of the Park, overlooking Vernal Park.

Marriages are celebrated at the beginning of the vernal equinox.

At the summer festival we burn a dummy; at the vernal feast we hang a man.

Every autumn it died its annual death only as prelude to the vernal resurrection.

WORD ORIGIN

"pertaining to spring," 1530s, from Latin vernalis "of the spring," from vernus "of spring," from ver "spring," from PIE *wesr- "spring" (cf. Old Norse var "spring," Greek ear, Sanskrit vasantah, Persian bahar, Old Church Slavonic vesna "spring," Lithuanian vasara "summer").

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