A law unto ourselves

“The first time I felt like a murderer [but] after that I just thought what a glorious feed the first had been.

“The Boss and I discussed making enough money to start another expedition by taking…baby albatross and selling them to the epicures… of Europe and New York at £50 a piece, quite ignoring the fact that there is a regulation, forbidding the killing of these chicks… We were then a law unto ourselves, and looked it.”

– Frank Worsley

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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