Bridge Street, Blackfriars
Engineering, Transport, Accidents
The poem introduces the observations of 'Old Thames' to John L McAdam respecting the detrimental effects of his road-building works near Blackfriars in London. The river's concluding advice to McAdam is that he will 'find it an Utopian toil / To mend the ways of London'.
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