Britannia Ruling the Waves
Telegraphy, Nationalism, Government, Imperialism
Believes that Britannia's dominance of the waves is demonstrated by the Dover-Calais submarine telegraph. Reports that she will soon extend her rule with 'twenty or thirty lines' and hopes that science will 'always guide' her hand in 'ruling the waves'.
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