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The more things change, the more they stay the same.
More thoughts on the fast pace of life up until about 1915.
I'm not sure how long 'The Pace of Modern Life' stays up on their main page.
The Pace of Modern Life
"The art of letter writing is dying out. When a letter costs nine pence, it seemed but fair to try to make it worth nine pence. Now, however we think we are too busy for such old fashioned correspondence. We fire off a multitude of rapid and short notes instead of sitting down to have a good talk over a real sheet of paper.
--The Sunday Magazine, 1871
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