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Garth Terrace. effects of cloud and mist lowering around the rugged sumits of the mountains and dripping in to the ravines and gorges out of which sprout numerous cascades and currents caused by the rainy weather which had prevailed for some days. June 7th. Mother Father and I went to Llyn Bachllyn. Father painted the sketch of it in the afternoon it was a rainy day June 8th. We returned to Bangor Mother's letter to Yalome was mailed June 11th. Father got ready to go to London mother lilly and I went with him to the depot but finding that to be a dear train father postponed the going and we all returned hom. We took a cold. June 13th. In the afternoon we went through Penrhyn castle and the grounds. June 14th. Mother Lilly and I crossed the straits in the ferry and drew a beautiful little toll house Father painted a sketch of the port of Bangor looking out towards Renmaen Mawr. In the afternoon we all went to Beauman's to see the ground of the estate of Sir Richard Bulkeley Williams Bulkeley Bave [[end page]] [[start page]] Walk to Beaumains. After crossing in the ferry [[insertion]] in [[/insertion]] a small boat rowed by New men and sometimes assisted by sail when the wind is favourable the road winds close along the shore of the strait which is generally steep and wooded with a close small wood. The road for a considerable distance in many places has been sit out of this declivity so that on one side rises sometimes steep rocky banks and sometimes gradual slopes which are clothede with the most beautiful full moist herbage rich dark masses of moss delicate turning vines graceful plants most all in bloom going to make up a very complete and exquisite picture On the other side the strait is at times hidden by the close underwood and at others appears suddenly with the Welsh mountains towering up in the distance in a full glow of soft vapoury colouring rendered still more delicate and beautiful by the deep rich foreground The picture is completed by some vessel weighing anc[[insertion]]h[[/insertion]]or and the merry song of the sailors as they heave round the capstan. As you never Beauman's the road is not so closed in and you have a good view of the town which is situated on a fine clear beach at the foot of gently sloping hills, it is on one of these slopes that is situated the house and grounds of Sir R. B. Williams. You enter at a tasteful little gatehouse at the southwesterly part of the town and
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