Too Bad to be True
Light, Electricity, Invention, Technology
Observes that electric light—the 'brightest thing [...] of the present day', dies 'with most annoying rapidity'. Notes that this has caused people to consider the merits of William E Staite's patent for improvements to an electric arc lamp to be 'over-stated'.
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