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April 6 Censored
April 7th Sunday
Another week gone, it seems a long [indecipherable] since I walked out of the garden gates three & a half years now – No church parade, as all the Services are in foreign languages – Protestants seem to be [indecipherable] in the minority in the Holy Land. There are Russians Armenians French Spanish Italians [indecipherable] –
14, 15 Censored & 16
In pickle bottles I have Cyclamen, wild Maiden hair –Iris. Tulips. Lavender but summer is coming & all will dry up Gold silver [indecipherable] are dearer & some of the Jews are very clever at trying to get the [indecipherable], the Arabs & others never give change, say they have not, in fact, the first English words many learn are "No Change" –
18th Censored
19th Bought 5 Rabbits for 2/- for Pasteur Institute here, wanted for bacteriological purposes. Many natives being inoculated – a green parrot was imitating their yells, when the needle went in, awful curs – into, cleverness of parrots, natives will spend hours before

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