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The Splendour of Fall


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It is autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. The nights are growing longer and the days are getting colder.

Though memories of warm summer days may be fading, there is much to appreciate about fall.

The colours one sees now are perhaps more beautiful than at any other time of the year.

And what feels better after a walk on a brisk fall day than coming home to a nice, warm cup of tea?


splendour: great beauty.
splendour in other languages

autumn (BrE) = fall (AmE): the season of the year after summer and before winter.
autumn, fall in other languages

Read by John Edwin Skelton.