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“Rose quarter past six. Went and bathed in Serpentine. Breakfasted and to St Margaret’s Church. Stopped but a short time, took down Mr Emery Hill’s inscription, and then went to Christ Church, Westminster, and took down a few inscriptions in burial ground, the most remarkable of which is ‘Margaret Patten 136 years of age’, and also inscriptions on almshouses in York Street.
The Jewish Temple in Jerusalem was surrounded by a fence (balustrade) that was about 5 ft. high. On this fence were mounted inscriptions in Latin and Greek forbidding Gentiles from entering the temple area proper (image below). 411 more words