A Suburban Shame
Telegraphy, Technology, Natural Law
Compares the circuitous routes by which mail is delivered to its destination, to similar processes in the electric telegraph, but points out that 'the law of the Electric Telegraph is a law of Nature which is unchangeable' but 'the law of the Post' is at the whim of the General Post Office.
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