The Government and the Eclipse Expedition


    SEVERAL of the correspondents who have been lately so busily engaged in chronicling the scenes of the present terrible war have wound up their descriptions by the remark that they could scarcely get rid of the impression that they have been all the time the sport of horrid dreams—that the carnage has existed only in their imagination, and that civilised Europe has been uninterruptedly pursuing the arts of peace.

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    The Government and the Eclipse Expedition. Nature 2, 409–410 (1870) doi:10.1038/002409a0

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