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Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

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with the candle, for the town clock has long since struck twelve. Aug 28 15- Found some 50 new pt [patients] has come into the hospital during the night. Oh it was a busy day and despite an early start I was doing dressing by electric light. Got some pictures of the front. a letter from Mollie came today - the first I have had opened by the censure. It can [came] labeled "verifacato per cen sura" & was a month in reaching me. Aug 29 15. Sunday. Worked until long after dark. Haven't been to church since gettting here. How can one when Sunday is as busy as any other day & the only time one is off is an occasional afternoon. I wonder if this work, a work for others, is an excuse, oh, thats a poor way of putting it, because I assume the negative. I wonder if it is not a service of deeds which stand in place of lip service. About ten tonight Vic returned from his visit. Aug 30 15. Nothing unusual. I am sleepy & awfully tired of writing. Aug 31 15. Quite a cold snap wh bring approaching winter to mind. Houston left today via England and the American line. Two letters from America. Got some prints back tonight. We