A Window Tax Again!
Light, Display, Amusement, Commerce
Criticising the expense and wastage of the imminent firework display, points out that chemists regard fireworks as a 'monstrous bore' and the conversion of 'so much substance' and money into 'useless watery vapour' and 'so much unnecessary light'.
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