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Diary entry by Gertrude Bell

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Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian
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Sunday 31 [31 March 1907] Easter Sunday. There was to have been
an English service and a mass but the latter fell through owing to the
curÈ's being seasick. His God deserted him and the others
worshipped theirs in solitary triumph with many hymns a good deal
out of tune. We were crossing the Adriatic, grey and cold with a good
deal of north wind - a Bora I suppose. The sun came out later and the
wind dropped. Finished Les Cosaques and began Il Santo which is
rather dull reading. Saw a good many swallows some of which rested
on the ship. I suppose they are just crossing from the south.

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