by Filson Young
Publisher: Grant Richards ltd. 1912
Number of pages: 204
The symbols of Honour and Glory and Time that looked so handsome in the flooding sunlight of the Titanic's stairway lie crushed into unrecognizable shapes and splinters beneath the tonnage of two thousand fathoms of ocean water. Time is no more for the fifteen hundred souls who perished with them; but Honour and Glory, by strange ways and unlooked-for events, have come into their own.
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