Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 236–37.

Cure for Modern Conceit



Extract, Miscellaneous

Publications extracted:

Quarterly Review


Transport, Steamships, Commerce, Progress

    Seeks to correct the view that 'the familiar intercourse of nations is a thing of modern growth, and that turnpike-roads and mail-coaches, canals and steam-boats, are the only methods by which we can bring together distant lands, dissociabiles terras' (236–37), pointing to the great fairs of Europe in evidence.

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