Sunday, December 03, 2006

07Apr1862, Monstrous Mechanism on the Sea

HAGLEY, Monday, April 7th, 1862.
—A horrible little iron battery of the Americans has been destroying a beautiful great man-of-war : proving the uselessness of all that one once called ships, and looking like the beginning of the end of all " Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war," which will be reduced to mere monstrous mechanism, on the sea.

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