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London: Office O F T H E T O M A H A W K...
f & LOATING in the Air . e Floating in the Air , Tomahawk passes o ' er the World free as the eagle , and as fearless . With eyes cast down in sorrow or raised in ecstacy . Disdainful of the Earth , and sustained by something nobler , something infinitely better than the muddy ambition of Wordly Men . Passing
o ' er the Earth and making towards the Great Hereafter . Away from the smoke and impurities of the earthly air into the purer atmosphere of the skies . Away from contemptible Man to soar among the rays of the Sun . And as TOMAHAWK floats away his eyes are turned towards the Earth , and as he passed o ' er the Nations—so contemptibly small when viewed from the clouds—he pauses now and
againyes , he pauses and ponders . A mighty Land , icy cold and burning hot . A mighty Land , numbering a score of Nations—Nations that have been ruthlessly subdued , and taught to sing of their conqueror ' s triumphs—Nations that have learned to make a bow at the command of their enemy like unto the cringe of a wretched cur performed at the bid of its master . A mighty Land , the home of a race of mighty Bullies—Bullies who , in spite of their strength , are stolid and spiritless—who have in the Cannon their Law-giver and in the Knout a Public Instructor . TOMAHAWK leaves Russia