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Thread #34100   Message #4012059
Posted By: Mrrzy
05-Oct-19 - 02:24 PM
Thread Name: Origin: The Titanic (husbands and wives)
Subject: RE: Origin: The Titanic (husbands and wives)
Oh, they built the ship Titanic lord to last a thousand years / but the good lord could not save them from their fears

is an alternate opening couplet.

Also the lines When the rich refused to associate with the poor;
So they put them down below, where they were first to go

As a small child and already a socialist, i thought it was the rich who got sent below, for refusing to associate with the poor.

Note: a cousin (3x removed) was on the Carpathia(?) that went and picked up survivors.