The inhabitants of the village gathered on THURSDAY (木曜= MOKUyobi) to burn the village dog which just would never shut up.
shut up. Usually said in meirei-kei (the command form) like this: だまれ！
silence. (BOOBOO: not to be confused with 静か （しずか）). 静か means a quiet place. 沈黙 is like a awkward hush that falls over the crowd when your mom's g-string fell off at the superbowl.
silently ★★☆☆☆ KANA
to silently do xxx.
EVENING is the best time to see nature, because that's when you get the sunsets, when all the animals come out, and etc.
Everyone in the VILLAGE has to shut up because it's Japan and it's polite to be quiet.