Black Dwarf, 1 (1817), 591–97.
To The Livery of London on the Choice of a Lord Mayor
T J W, pseud. [Thomas J Wooler]
In discussing the continued election of cohorts of 'witless' alderman in the Corporation of London, states that 'occasionally amid the ignorance of the host, a spark of feeling, or ray of genius, has been witnessed, brilliant as a meteor in surrounding gloom. But these fortunate accidents have not "redeemed the race"' (593).
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