Notes on The Ship of Death: Written by D.H. Lawrence

Ship of Death – Lawrence is not talking literally about a ship that carries people to their death. It is a reference of the time frame that is leading up to death. Being prepared for death is getting your ship in order.
Quietus – discharge or release from life.
Bodkin – a dagger with a slender blade
Piecemeal – piece by piece; one piece at a time

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