Attached on the right was an attempt by an anonymous opinion writer at Century Magazine to add some element of nobility to that horrid April night in the North Atlantic:
"Men are at heart what they admire, and this spontaneous sympathy, cutting across all lines of caste or class or race, means that the world has risen to a higher realization of its better self. Having inspired such a feeling, the dead of the Titanic have not died in vain. This is the chief consolation to be offered to the bereaved who survive them."
"The terrible event reads like an epic of night, or like a Greek tragedy on a colossal scale; more, it is a revelation of the power of God in man."
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