Punch,  44 (1863), 153.

Our National and Domestic Defenders



Song, Drollery


Military Technology, War, Agriculture, Chemistry

    Praises William G Armstrong and Harper Twelvetrees for their respective inventions: Armstrong for his 'great guns' whose 'large bolts and big bombs' can 'drive / In the sides' of the best invading ships and defend England against 'Yankees, the Russian, and French'; and Twelvetrees for his 'deadly paste' for destroying insects that 'invade our provisions'.

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