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Lippincott's Magazine, March 1876

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1876
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,986 / 480 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.7
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 581
Added to site: 2004.11.15 9292
Genres: Periodical, Science

itable feat, besides sending its cast-off but still serviceable induviŠ to Sydenham, where it enshrines another museum, chiefly of architectural reproductions in plaster, in a sempiternal coruscation of fountains, fireworks and fiddle-bows. The palace of industry has become the palace of the industrial--abundantly useful still if it lure him from the palace of gin. The chrism of Thackeray's inaugural ode will not have been dishonored.

[Illustration: CORK EXHIBITION BUILDING, 1853.]

The first of the great fairs, in so many respects a model to all that came after, was beset at the outset by the same difficulty in arrangement encountered by them. How to reconcile the two headings of subjects and nations, groups of objects and groups of exhibitors, the endowments and progress of different races and the advance of mankind generally in the various fields of effort, was, and is, a problem only approximately to be solved. It was yet more complicated in 1851 from the compression of the entire display into one bu



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