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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 445 Volume 18, New Series, July 10, 1852   By:

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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 445 Volume 18, New Series, July 10, 1852 presents a collection of diverse and engaging articles that cover a wide range of topics, from science and history to literature and art. The writing is informative and thought-provoking, providing readers with a deeper insight into various subjects.

One of the standout features of this journal is its commitment to promoting education and intellectual curiosity. The articles are well-researched and provide ample opportunities for readers to learn something new with each page turn. Additionally, the journal's inclusion of poetry and fiction adds a creative and entertaining aspect to the reading experience.

Overall, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal offers a well-rounded and satisfying reading experience for those interested in expanding their knowledge and exploring new ideas. It is a valuable source of information and entertainment, making it a worthwhile addition to any reader's collection.

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No. 445. NEW SERIES. SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1852. PRICE 1 1/2 d.


We had lately occasion to proceed by an omnibus from a country town to a station on a railway, by which we were to return to the city where we have our customary abode. On arriving at the station, we learned that we should have to wait an hour for an up train, the omnibus being timed in relation to a down one, which was about to pass. Had this arrangement been the only one readily practicable, in the case, we should have felt it necessary to submit uncomplainingly to the loss of our hour; but it really was not so. We had come in one of three omnibuses, none of which had more than two or three passengers. Why should not one have come at this hour with down passengers, and another come an hour later with up ones, thus by the same trouble giving more accommodation? We found that the three omnibuses are run by so many hotels, and that an arrangement for general convenience was impossible, as it might have interfered with the hotel business. On the continent, the government would have ordered matters otherwise: with us, the genius of laissez faire permits them to be as we describe... Continue reading book >>

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