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Calm. What looks calmer than a flywheel at top speed? What is calmer than the heart of a whirlwind?
Men like this sailed on the Birkenhead. It is a simple story. They had a pride of birth far deeper than any sentiment born of false reasoning or well-hammered propaganda. The Birkenhead struck a submerged reef. Think of the thing as a scene in a film : the night, the stars, the heaving, shining sea. Then the crash, long and grinding. Furniture goes mad : immovable things fall and movables fly. Women scream. You catch a glimpse of men's faces in the vague half-dark : black gaps of shouting mouths, pale teeth. Then the list of the gutted ship and the swinging out of the boats. There is barely enough space in the lifeboats for the women and children, and the Birkenhead is sinking damnably fast.
There are some hundreds of English soldiers aboard.
These were soldiers like any other English soldiers. The same kind of men went down at Hastings and at Passchendaele-inveterate g-rousers, individuals who would sometimes skive if they got the opportunity, and frequently chanced their arms in the matter of boots and buttons. They saw off the women and children. Clouds came over. Night had put on the Black Cap.
These condemned men were formed up on deck. I do not doubt that even then, and there, there was a bucko sergeant who yelled "Order yer arms when you got yer dressing!"-or words to that effect "Dress forward number three in the centre rank ! God damn it, any soldier'd be ashamed to stand in a rank like a dog's leg ! Stand still!"
They stood still. The sea rose. The ship sank. The

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