Human Development, Machinery, Amusement, Politics, Government, Exhibitions
Discusses some lifelike 'human' and 'brutal' individuals (automata) being exhibited at the Egyptian Hall. Noting that some of the machines speak and that all come from Paris, suggests that the machines' inventor also built members of the French Senate.
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