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Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 132 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 132
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Roslin Chapel [September 7, 1905]  exquisitely harmonious. Every pillar is a work of art and all are different. While Roslin suffered severely from the Reformation Mob - yet there was so much art here that in their hurry they overlooked a great deal. The interior is highly graceful and with that sense of lightness which I love in pillars and arches cut from stone. The chapel stands on a hill near Roslin Castle, and commands a view.  -Hoorn, one of the dead cities of Holland, gave birth to some illustrious personages. Abel Tasman, who discovered Tasmania. Tom Kaen, founder of Batavia; Wonton Schoreten, who in 1666 doubled the cape, afterwards called Hoorn in favor of his native town: -Cook's Traveler's Gazette, June 17, 1905. ::::::::: [Roslin Chapel] Sept. 7, 1905  Returned to Edinburgh to my "temperance" hotel: I find the temperance hotels very reasonable in their charges, very clean, and with good wholesome cuisine; often better adapted to me than the foods of the high priced places. Moreover the people I meet there are invariably social and I learn much about the country I am in and the folk inhabiting it. Suttie's tariff is as follows: Bedroom, 1/6. Breakfast and tea, 1 or 1/6 or 1/9. -and there is an abundance.
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