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  • Every fourth year, at the vernal equinox, there is a representative council of the whole nation, which meets in a plain about twenty miles from our house, and continues about five or six days.

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  • For a few minutes on the day of the equinox, the Sun’s radiation overwhelms the receiving station for the geostationary satellite.
  • According to Wikipedia, it is an urban legend that one can balance an egg on its point on an equinox day, but actually one can balance an egg on its point any day of the year with enough patience.

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