life but failed to suggest a remedy. Perhaps the present struggle in which we are engaged will of itself suggest what measures may be taken or perhaps the apathy itself is but the necessary forerunner of a reconsecration of the Christian Church.But these questions are too hard to answer yet. And there is a more immediate work for our hands to do ere we return to the work which we have left in the keeping of others in the meanwhile.
Sea is beautifully calm & serene this morning and all of us are feeling particularly fit.
Rumour is ever a great source of error but on ship its exaggerations become amusing. By rumour, men have died in hospital, the ship is under quarantine,