Great Want of Irrigation
Military Technology, Invention, Politics
Suggests that 'some clever engineer' should devise a machine for throwing water constructed on similar principles to 'that horrid implement of destruction, the Mitrailleuse'. Believes that such a machine could disperse a disaffected crowd in Hyde Park or Trafalgar Square.
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