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Written by Bridget D
(10/17/2010 5:17 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, A Child of Good Luck, penned by Robbin
I think that Mary's callousness in itself is not that remarkable.. I think that particlarly at that time, people WERE inclined to calculate "how long so and so had to live" becuase to soem extent, it was through the deaths of people that estates were inherited or opportunities for promotion etc came up....So WIlliam hoped for opportunities that woudl probalby only coem through the deaths of fellow sailors etc.
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