Brittain, Vera, Diary, 24-25 September 1916

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Diary of Vera Brittain

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Case Study: 
From Youth to Experience: Vera Brittain’s Work for Peace in Two World Wars
Creator: 
Brittain, Vera
Source: 
diary
Date: 
24-25 September 1916
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Brittain, Vera

Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Vera Brittain estate; McMaster University has a non-exclusive licence to publish this document.

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00000308-4
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eng
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beautifully. I remember Tosti's "Goodbye" & "Un peu d'amour" amongst other things. By this time we were quite out of sight of land.
We spent nearly the entire day in the Bay of Biscay. The effects of this do not bear close analysis, & towards evening became acute, for the sea was rough, so they told us, even for the Bay. Gower and Fuller were very seasick indeed (as also were several of the ship's staff). Stella also succumbed soon after tea, & all three required a good deal of ministration on the part of me, who was the least ill of all, though not at all happy except when lying down. I was the only one of the four who appeared at dinner & I did not stay there very long. We got the news by wireless; the very night we spent in the Britannic before it started there was a Zeppelin raid on London, in which parts of Streatham & Brixton ....