Monday, 5th May (1919)

Yesterday I saw one highly mountainous island which I believe to have been either Haiti, or Jamaica – one arid little rock-bound furnace, with a tall beacon erected upon it, and the wooden huts of some intrepid inhabitants.  All day we crouch on deck, under tiny patches of shade.

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  1. one highly mountainous island
    one arid little rock-bound furnace
    a tall beacon
    wooden huts
    intrepid inhabitants
    we crouch on deck
    tiny patches of shade

    At first glance it looks such a brief entry, not one of his most informative.
    But on careful reading it is packed with information, succinctly expressed.
    Go Lincoln.


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