Letters from Mesopotamia

Author: Robert Palmer
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,653 / 120 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 638
Added to site: 2006.01.24
mnybks.net#: 10700
Genres: War, Biography
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> The whole station turned out to the Anniversary Service to-day. It is dreadful to think that we've all been denying our Christianity for a whole year and are likely to go on doing so for another. How our Lord's heart must bleed for us! It appals me to think of it.

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GOVERNMENT HOUSE,

NAINI TAL.

August 5th, 1915.

TO HIS FATHER.

I have written all the news to Mamma this week. The chief item from my point of view is that, as I cabled to you, I am to take a draft from our two Agra Double Coys. to reinforce the 4th Hants, who are now at Nasiriya on the Euphrates. I got the wire asking me to do this on Sunday, but have heard no details since (this is Thursday night), so I presume they know nothing more at Agra or the Major or Luly would surely have written.

On the other hand the Major wants me back in Agra by Saturday, so I suppose I shall be starting some time next week, but unless I hear before posting this I can tell you nothing of the stren

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