Black Dwarf,  1 (1817), 478–79.


Amicus, Cheapside




Electricity, Radicalism

    In regard to John Cartwright's proposal that petitions should be presented Parliament by groups of twenty people, observes: 'The thing only requires a propitious commencement to make it spread like celestial electricity through the body of the nation, to rouse every one to a trial of the only legal shock still left for the salvation of suspended freedom, before she be dead and gone for ever from her once favoured abode—the British Isles' (479).

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