L o n g L i v e t h e V o r t e x !
AUTOMOBILISM (marinetteism) bores us. we don’t want to go about making a hullo-bullo about motor cars. any more than about knives and forks, elephants or gas-pipes.
Elephants are VERY BIG. Motor cars go quickly.
Wilde gushed twenty years about the beauty of machinery. Gissing, in his romantic delight with modern lodging houses was futurist in this sense.
The futurist is a sensational and sentimental mixture of the aesthete of 1890 and the realist of 1870.