Caxton's House in the Almonry, Westminster
Phrenology, Machinery, Invention, Heroism
Observes: 'In a retrospective glance at our previous volumes (for can the phrenologists tell us of a head capacious enough to contain their exhaustless variety?) our readers will perceive that, from time to time, sundry "accounts" of the origin and progress of printing have been inserted in the Mirror' (377). Describes the location of Caxton's house, and observes: 'Every lover of science, on approaching this spot, will feel himself on holy ground' (378).
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