Happy Thoughts (In the Intermediate State 'Twixt Boodels and Frasers. Relief.) [12/39]
[Francis C Burnand]
Diary, Spoof, Serial
Railways, Transport, Telegraphy
Records the narrator's unfavourable impressions of an unhelpful and slovenly railway official at the dilapidated 'Slumborough' station, and his attempt to draw the official's attention to the 'telegraph needles' moving with a signal from a distant station (146).
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