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8 April 1918 Monday
Bethlehem Posted you 3 Easter eggs one each carved in Bethlehem hard boiled real eggs-
Still awaiting orders- to join up or get leave have 150 men here in the Monastery still I enclose French Sergeants letter or certificate that the monastery in his care has been left in good order by me- Among a lot of old Books here I notice a Girls Chatterbox 1882!!! written in English at that date never published for a Monastery in Beth
I have heard Nuns behind spiked grills but never saw one, although a Cake arrived one day for me from their hands- what a quaint thing some people make of religion-

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