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When we left, to come home at 9 o'clock, it was still quite light outside; in fact the sun had hardly set and the sky was tinged with the colour that speaks. As we walked along the country road, with the high trees on either side mingling their branches overhead, I was able, as never before, to understand the origin of the Gothic design for Churches, and I remembered then how realistic the architecture of the Salisbury Cathedral was. The pillars represent the trunks of the trees & the arches above with their intermingling designs represent the intermingling of the branches of the trees.

So simple & yet so grand; so beautiful, so rich with design & yet so true to the original.

I also saw the brightness of a sunset sky shining through the interstices between the myriads of branches, and this, I believe,

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