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A jeweller's window had been broken open in one place, but apparently the thief had been disturbed, and a number of gold chains and a watch lay scattered on the pavement.
SAND dollars we found on the beach with one broken open TOShow the "angels" At the centre of the uppermost side of the disc-shaped shell is a five-pointed star representing the star of Bethlehem, which led the three wise men to Jesus's birthplace, while lines seemingly etched into the top surface around it resemble the Easter lily.
The pale cheese rinds resonate with the chalky white surface of the slab; the minis have broken open under its weight, revealing tiny golden rays of their interiors.