Punch,  32 (1857), 13.

American Journalism in a New Line



Poetry, Drollery


Telegraphy, Charlatanry, Music

    Hopes the 'Telegraph wire, / About to be laid down, will not form a lyre / On which to strike discord 'twixt the Old World and New', but expects the false messages on the line will beleaguer the residents in that latter place.

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