Mending our Ways
Engineering, Environmentalism, Cultural Geography
Begins by comparing the smoothness of Parisian streets (accomplished with steam-rollers) to the roughness of England's thoroughfares, but relishes news that the City of London Commissioners of Sewers have resolved to use asphalt instead of grouting to cement the granite pavements, a plan which will prevent mud from passing up from beneath the pavements.
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