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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 428 Volume 17, New Series, March 13, 1852   By:

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In Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 428 Volume 17, readers will find a diverse collection of articles and stories that cover a wide range of topics. From historical anecdotes to scientific discoveries, this publication offers something for everyone.

One of the standout features of this issue is the detailed report on the latest advancements in Victorian industry and technology. Readers will learn about the latest inventions and innovations that are shaping the world around them.

In addition to the informative articles, readers will also find thought-provoking stories and poems that explore themes of love, loss, and redemption. The writing is beautifully crafted and captures the emotions and experiences of the characters in a captivating way.

Overall, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 428 Volume 17, is a compelling read that will appeal to history buffs, science enthusiasts, and literary connoisseurs alike. The diverse range of content ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy in this issue.

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NO. 428. NEW SERIES. SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1852. PRICE 1½ d.


In one of Webster's magnificent speeches, he remarks that so vast are the possessions of England, that her morning drum beat, following the sun and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of its martial airs. There is another musical sound, within the British islands themselves, which does not as yet quite traverse the whole horary circle, but bids fair to do so in the course of time, and to this we would direct the attention of the American secretary, as a fitting subject for a new peroration. We allude to the Dinner bell. At noon, in the rural districts of England, this charming sound is heard tinkling melodiously from farm or village factory; at one, in the more crowded haunts of industry, the strain is taken up ere it dies; and by the time it reaches Scotland, a full hungry peal swells forth at two. At three till past four there is a continuous ring from house to house of the small country gentry; and at five this becomes more distinct and sonorous in the towns, increasing in importance till six... Continue reading book >>

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