Time, Instruments, Transport, Military Technology, Astronomy
Addressing policemen, who were recently on strike, the poet had 'no more dreamed of thee being false to thy beat / Than the choicest chronometer that for the fleet / Ever Airy at Greenwich did choose!'.
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