Punch,  19 (1850), 72.

A Poet's Idea of the Submarine Telegraph



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    Following a poet's claim that using the submarine telegraph 'is like using the lightning conductor for a steel pen, and the ocean for an ink-stand', compares the cliffs to a 'blotting pad' and the 'whole world' to a 'sheet of paper'.

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