A Whispering Gallery

“… with only a single wire to underlie the Pacific, the whole earth will become as a whispering gallery, wherein all nations, by one electric pulsation, may throb in unison, and the continent shall tremble with the rumbling of wheels that swiftly and without interruption or delay transport its gospel and commerce.”

Margaret Irvin Carrington,  1869

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  1. What a lovely (though sometimes sad) site!

  2. Oh! I have a visitor!
    I feel as though I ought to bake a cake & offer you tea.
    How incredibly nice to hear from you -er–see evidence of your existence & participation in this rambling cyber community.

    And thank you.

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