What thoughts are ours…


“What thoughts are ours, setting out thus at such a time, with no chance of news from dear ones at home who are passing through the greatest national crisis of modern times. What may we expect to learn in our return? The map of Europe may be greatly altered, but God grant that England may stand where she is this day and that all those dear to us may be spared from any privations or suffering.”

— Thomas Orde-Lees

About Ernest Shackleton

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