Mirror of Literature,  10 (1827), 74–77.




Extract, Miscellaneous, Drollery

Publications extracted:

Monthly Magazine


Machinery, Steam-power, Physiology, Narcotics

    Begins: 'Our corporeal machinery requires an occasional relaxation, as much as the steam engine does the application of oil to its divers springs' (74). Discussing dozing in church, predicts 'that if the Rev. Nabob Narcotic happen to preach this evening, you will, of a surety, doze' (75).

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