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Author:

 

Mrs E. Watson


Report:

 

HA 1


Page:

 

19


Year:

 

1937


Subject Matter:

 

Religion and Religious Institutions



Excerpt:

 

 How many British people, passing the first days of their sojourn in Lisbon at the modest Hotel known as «York House », realise that they are living in part of what was once a great and important monastic institution, and that, in their daily goings and comings through the cloisters, they are treading the marble slabs which cover the dust of the great.

Here lie Princes, Courtiers, Bishops, Warriors, Statesmen, a celebrated Portuguese poetess, and many others from the most distinguished families of Portugal.




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