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    Smile I was amazed by the weapons and armor used in times gone by.

    Inside the White Tower, I was amazed by the weapons and armor used in times gone by. The Bloody Tower showed me its dark history with messages from the prisoners left on the walls.

    I try to rewrite the underlined parts to try out every possible versions as the following:

    ... in ancient times ... with messages left on the walls from the prisoners.


    After cogitating and trying out every possible term, I find that the first part in the original is the best and irresplaceable while the second is not so. Your advice? Thanks.

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    Default Re: I was amazed by the weapons and armor used in times gone by.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Inside the White Tower, I was amazed by the weapons and armor used in times gone by. The Bloody Tower showed me its dark history with messages from the prisoners left on the walls.

    I try to rewrite the underlined parts to try out every possible versions as the following:

    ... in ancient times ... with messages left on the walls from the prisoners.


    After cogitating and trying out every possible term, I find that the first part in the original is the best and irresplaceable while the second is not so. Your advice? Thanks.
    I`d say:

    "....with the prisoners` messages written / inscribed / engraved on the walls."

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    Default Re: I was amazed by the weapons and armor used in times gone by.

    Quote Originally Posted by Teia View Post
    I`d say:

    "....with the prisoners` messages written / inscribed / engraved on the walls."
    Thanks, Teia.
    I think your version is more concise.

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