22 July 1918

Some of the finest oil paintings it has ever been my privilege to see are there, also diamonds and rubies of every description—some of them worth thousands of pounds. There was a funny incident while we were visiting this particular place. I was leaning over a case containing some of these relics, gazing at some beautiful statues, when a priest came and very gently pushed me off them, brushed and carefully kissed the glass covering, and crossed himself.

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This entry was posted on July 22nd, 2018.