A Pleasant Country
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Agriculture, Education, Lecturing, Cultural Geography, Politics
Notes that the 'philanthropic attempt to enlighten the Irish on agriculture' will be carried out with more success if the lecturers wear a suit of armour. Describes how the 'well-meaning communicants of agricultural information' have to sustain ridicule and cabbage-leaves being thrown at them. The illustration shows a figure lecturing to a audience of farmers in a suit of armour.
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