The unsympathetic indifference of previously amiable females, the contempt of muscular males," (U17.1948)
By decease (change of state): by departure (change of place).
The latter, by the line of least resistance.
What considerations rendered departure not entirely undesirable?
Constant cohabitation impeding mutual toleration of personal defects. The habit of independent purchase increasingly cultivated. The necessity to counteract by impermanent sojourn the permanence of arrest." (U17.1954)
The shipyard on Queen's Island was formed in 1861 by Edward James Harland (1831 - 1895) and Gustav Wilhelm Wolff (1834 - 1913). Over the years, they built numerous vessels for the White Star Line, the first one being the Oceanic (1870). At the time of the great liners, over 15,000 people worked at the Belfast shipyard. The shipyard has built many types of ships continuously since then, the most famous being the RMS Titanic.
Ceylon (with spicegardens supplying tea to Thomas Kernan, agent for Pulbrook, Robertson and Co, 2 Mincing Lane, London, E.C., 5 Dame Street, Dublin)" (U17.1979)