R C, Wakefield, pseud. [Richard Cope]
Endeavour, Invention, Discovery, Steamships, Progress, Machinery, Industry, Commerce
The writer seeks to enforce the message 'try again' using moral tales and argument. He observes that steamships and gas lighting are the result of perseverance. 'To such an astonishing perfection has machinery been brought in this country, that Britain has supplied foreign markets with her manufactures and considerably augmented her wealth; but if "Try again" had not influenced the mind of the chymist, and the mechanic, and the astronomer, and the artisan, no improvements would have been made in the sciences' (204).
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