The March of Science
W B *
W Brown *
Time, Measurement, Instruments, Nationalism, Progress
Shows a Yankee, rocking back in his chair, in conversation with an artist friend. Replying to his friend's alarm at 'How quickly time does fly now', the Yankee argues that this is 'all owin' to the vast improvements effected in clocks by our great country'.
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