Very lengthy Abbey Service this morning owning to a School Communion afterwards. A Canon of Manchester (Scott) preached a prosy and stupid sermon; the only ray of comfort was when he said ‘Kinging comedon’ for ‘coming Kingdom’.
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Father not getting up I had to take Prep this morning. After Prep Collier announced to me he had a rash what had he better do? I told him to go into Mrs Thresher’s room and subsequent investigation disclosed he … Continue reading
Had breakfast with the family this morning. The little Rawson (Baby Rawson) returned to School yesterday after a fortnight’s sojourn on an ‘astral plane’. He has been away for what Mrs Rawson writes ‘may best be described as confirmation’ but … Continue reading
In a misguided moment I went to St. Matthew’s this morning. Of the service the less said the better, it grated on me while the incense made me feel sick and the congregation crossed themselves and genuflected on every occasion. … Continue reading
The great event of today has been a tea party at the Deanery. The Dean wished to meet the ‘chosen few’ and so Low, Wood, Wade and myself went to tea at 5 o’clock. Barrington-Ward and G. Williams were to … Continue reading