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nature

at nearly every railway station in b are laden with the sheets •

mini,

hurried off to

are

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to

the Great Western, Great Northern, the

South trains, by which

>tern, the ,

—to I

catch the

away

first

into the country, to be

y mid-day hundreds of miles away, o vehicular arrangements, -cort

of

boys and men, humbler but These push and

cution of their

mall orders.

hustle one another, like rentiers at England on a dividend day, in ed. As soon as each has he trudges, losing no time, are impatient for your paper. quarter of London and its outand Legion is his name agent for no quarter of the ff, metropolis bind its neighbour in a

idle, off ',

skirts

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c&n

a!

nts of yesterday, !

to-morrow, or the ornature being undeviatingly maintained. view this punctuality in another 1, however, and I can see the anxiety and the light worry, the steadiness and application, the mind

p another

"s

and the

Mr. Editor upon

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and thought, brought into play to guard against unforeseen contingencies and to ensure this wonderful precision and regularity. Let us advance another step and ask ourselves another question. What is it that has 1 Look at these broad pages

worthy

forty-eight, sixty, seventy-two, nay, ninety-six columns of close-printed type. Is it no miracle

have put together these innumerable pieces and formed them into intelligible words and sentences within a dozen hours or so ? The mechanical labour alone is marvellous. to

of small type

But come

will

the

press,

The Emperor

to special instances.

of the French, on the 5th of November last, entered the Salle des Mare'chaux at the Tuileries just as the clock struck one. of senators and deputies,

A large

concourse

and the diplomatic corps in uniform, and grandes dames en grande toilette, had assembled to hear, what is courteously called, the speech from the throne. By half-past three

or

fotfr,

speech, a con-

that

thoroughly and efficiently translated, was published in second editions in On London, and selling about the streets. Wednesday, the 2Gth of the same month, Richard Cobden and John Bright addree body of constituents at Rochdale. The ceedings did not commence till eight o" yet one journal had the whole of it th« morning, consisting of nearly seven columns But containing upwards of 125,000 words. even this expedition is surpassed durinj siderably long one,

if

Both Houses — —have frequently

of Parliament.

Lords and

u k of

been achieved

a illy

at,

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forth

verse or

and

6,

been without it one whole four-and-twenty hours ? Yet you rarely think of this regularity as anything extraordinary ; in fact, no more than you doubt the proba-

machine moves with a g

•Hies

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Commons

the rame night.

The

and

elaboi

contain

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full

th

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pa]

Sometim by breakfast time. and assiduous represent at a people do not rise until half-past thn

appeal

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This, ho

nearly four. tion in

have


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punctuality of the morning journal. dawn conies forth the mighty sheet, and

columns

is

an ao

bhe Latest iy lasi

minute,


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news a

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