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The Blessings of Nicholas Mogilevsky
Music: Charles Villiers Stanford
Passengers sharing Bishop Nicholas’s Moscow-bound flight found his blessings faintly silly, but that was when the engines were running.

NICHOLAS Mogilevsky liked to pronounce blessings. He blessed every member of his congregation after holy communion, over a thousand of them. He blessed every passenger who stepped onto his train. And he blessed every passenger sharing his plane to Moscow in 1947, bound for a church synod.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Pray. Prey.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Air. Bank. Pass.

Use together in one sentence: Steeper. Glide. Silent.

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St Elizabeth the New Martyr
Music: John Field
The grand-daughter of Queen Victoria was as close to the poor of Moscow’s slums as she was to the Russian Tsar.

AFTER Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich was assassinated by Marxist revolutionary Ivan Kalyayev on 18th February 1905, his widow Elizabeth, a grand-daughter of Queen Victoria and the Tsar’s sister-in-law, went to see Kalyayev in jail.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Cell. Sell.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Hope. Cycle. See.

Use together in one sentence: Possession. Pardon. Expel.

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