"Lies Like Truth"
Telegraphy, Error, Engineering
Discusses the addiction of the electric telegraph to 'falsehood'. Expresses a lack of faith in 'what is going on between you (reader!) and me, and the posts of the Electric Telegraph'. Disappointed that the invention is 'telling lies at the rate of hundreds of miles in half a second', and surprised that it has strayed from the 'straight line'.
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