Item 01: John Duncan McRae diary, 5 October-11 December 1917 - Page 70

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Our duties being over early in the day I found a nice 'posie' between our ceiling & the next floor right against the port-hole & there with Mrs.Brownings poems & a packet of chocolates, & the fresh breeze right off the sea which was just a few feet away, the world & its troubles melted out of my memory & the bliss of heaven entered only to be distubed when it was time to get dinner ready.

It is evening now, & once more Allen & I muse audibly to one another on our past experiences & our ideals for the future, until the sun sets & leaves the world to darkness & to us; still we sit on till the stars shine out brightly , & we think of all at home in Australia by

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