july 1876

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  • From Jaffa to Jerusalem

    “Perhaps … it is best not to have a decent road to the Holy City of the world. It would make going there easy … it would make the pilgrimage too much a luxury, in these days of pilgrimages by rail, and of little faith, or rather of a sort of lacquer of faith which is only credulity.”

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