1) “This is the policeman you will see all along the road. He has a watch in his hand, so that if you want to know the time, you can ask him.”
2) This is the policeman you will not see all along the road. He is hiding behind a milestone to find out whether you are driving too fast.
The Motor Car Dumpy Book by T.W.H Crosland. Illustrations by J.R. Monsell. London: Grant Richards, 1904.
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