[Bonchurch—Sunday, 17 July 1859]

Sunday the 17th Went to the little church below the hotel. Walked towards evening into the tiny chapel where Dr Adams the author of the Shadow of the Cross &c. used to preach. The grave-yard is singularly impressive, so quiet here, so flowery, yet on the very borders of the deep blue sea where restless ghosts might count the slow-dropping hours of the night by its ebb and flow.

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