Extract, Poetry, Drollery
Ned Ward, Jun.London Magazine
Mining, Technology, Accidents, Amusement, Astronomy
The crowds at Vauxhall Gardens are described as being 'Under innumerous lamps— / Not safety lamps, by Humphry made; / By these full many a soul's betray'd / To ruin by the damps!'. The fireworks are compared to comets.
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