(Lines on the loss of the Titanic)
By Thomas Hardy.
First published in The Fortnightly Review June 1912 to commemorate the sinking of RMS Titanic the night of 14-15 April 1912 with the loss of 1512 lives. Republished by The Fortnightly Review on the 100th anniversary of the disaster.
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