Beauties and Beasts
Animal Behaviour, Engineering, Radicalism, Politics
Christopher Wren , Michelangelo , Isaac Newton , James Watt
Written by 'The Beaver of the Surrey Zoological Gardens to Louis-Blanc, late of Paris', it argues that beavers are better than men (and especially Frenchmen) at the 'Organisation of Labour', owing to the equality among the species of 'mental and bodily powers'. Boasts that beavers have unprecedented skill in house and dam construction.
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