“I do not rhyme to that dull elf,
Who cannot image to himself”

— Sir Walter Scott, Marmion


“When it came Greenstreet’s turn, he elected to read Sir Walter Scott’s Marmion.”

— Alfred Lansing, Endurance

“I must confess I find his reading an excellent soporific.”

— Alexander Macklin

About Ernest Shackleton

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