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its beatifully carved ceiling,
and quaint old pulpit. There
are two galleries in the church,
which has accomodation for
nearly 1000 people. The
services as a rule are well
attended. The vicar (rector) is a
very popular man and a good
preacher. The curate is not
so well liked, he is a little
conceited and thinks too much
of himself.
The old churchyard is very
picturesque with large shady
trees, and old tombstones
whose worn inscriptions I tried
to read when I was a boy.
We have two Elementary
Schools, one Higher
(Secondary) School for boys and one
for girls.
Our town can also boast of
a Museum with a picture
gallery, antiquities from the
Stone Age (Bronze Age, Iron
Age), and utensils from olden
times.
So-called Modern Art is not
represented at all, so our
futurists and cubists, who
depict Nature in their own
fanciful way, would hardly
approve of the collections. We
are not educated up to them
yet.
There are some very good
shops in the High Street,
tifuli k’ahvd s’ihling ĕn kw’eint
åold p’olpit. Dhäĕr a t’oh
g’älĕriz in dhĕ tsj’öhtsj, witsj
hĕz ĕkåmĕd’eisjĕn få n’iĕli ĕ
th’auzĕnd p’ihpl. Dhĕ
s’öh-visiz ĕz ĕ r’ohl a v’eri w’el
ĕt’endid. Dhĕ v’ikĕr (r’ektĕr)
iz ĕ v’eri p’åpjolĕ m’än ĕnd ĕ
g’od pr’ihtsjĕ. Dhĕ kj’ohrit
iz n’åt såo w’el l’aikt, hi iz ĕ
litl kåns’ihtid ĕn thingks t’oh
m’atsj ĕv hims’elf.
Dhi åold tsj’öhtsjjahd iz v’eri
piktsjĕr’esk widh l’ahdzj sj’eidi
tr’ihz, ĕnd ’åold t’ohmståonz
hohz w’åhn inskr’ipsjĕnz ai
traid tĕ r’ihd, wen ai wåz ĕ b’åi.
Wi hav t’oh elim’entĕri
sk’ohlz, w’an h’aiĕ (s’ekĕndĕri)
sk’ohl få b’åiz ĕn w’an få
g’öhlz.
Auĕ faun ken ’åhlså b’åost
ĕv ĕ mjoz’iĕm widh ĕ p’iktsjĕ
gälĕri, änt’ikwitiz fråm dhĕ
st’åon eidzj (br’ånz eidzj, ’aiĕn
eidzj), ĕn jot’ensilz fråm ’åoldin
t’aimz.
S’åo ic’åhld m’ådĕn ’aht iz
n’åt repriz’entid ĕt ’åhl, såo
auĕ fj’ohtjorists ĕn kj’ohbists,
ho dip’ikt n’eitsjĕr in dhäĕr
’åon f’änsiful w’ei wod h’ahdli
ĕpr’ohv ĕv dhĕ kål’eksjĕnz.
Wi a nåt ’edjokeitid ’ap tĕ
dhĕm j’et.
Dhäĕr a sam v’eri g’od sj’åps
in dhĕ h’ai striht, dr’eipĕz,
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