Molony, William O'Sullivan, Diary, 13 August 1914

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W.O. Molony diary, [page 104]
Case Study: 
A British Teenager Caught Up in the First World War: William O’Sullivan Molony
Creator: 
Molony, William O'Sullivan
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diary
Date: 
13 August 1914
Place: Berlin
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McMaster University Libraries
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Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

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00000569
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eng
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[page 104]
quite a week, and said it was terrible—theatres closed and the whole city bathed in gloom.
She had crossed to England with Guy Colebrooke, Lawrence, Harvey, Des Graz and Thornton, who had all left Hannover in time.
Guy had been very nice to her, and had looked after her luggage etc.
She said that she could not stand being in London alone, as all our friends were in the country, so that she came over here as soon as ever she could. Mackenna had helped to get her out.
On asking her about newspapers, she told me that she had brought some with her.
They were interesting but screamingly funny. How are [sic] people could believe such rubbish. The German Emperor is blamed as being the sole cause of this war—he is termed “The Mad Bull”; “The Furious Bear”, etc.
Went out to the square with darling C.