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" WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread, — • Stitch— stitch— stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the "Song of the... "
A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets - Pagina 244
geredigeerd door - 1873 - 789 pagina’s
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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 229 pagina’s
...worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And...work — work ! Till the stars shine through the roof ! It's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save If THIS...
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Prose and Verse

Thomas Hood - 1849 - 401 pagina’s
...worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And...— work ! Till the stars shine through the roof! It's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save If THIS...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pagina’s
...childish ignorance, But now 'tis little joy To know I'm farther off from heaven Than when I was a boy. THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. With fingers weary and worn,...— work ! Till the stars shine through the roof! It's oh! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save. If THIS...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...large discourse, that looks before and after.' He ceases to be a man, and becomes a thing." — Parker. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...work ! work ! Till the stars shine through the roof! It's O ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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Moral Aspects of City Life

Edwin Hubbell Chapin - 1853 - 191 pagina’s
...to the very motion of the needle-woman's toil, and is the most articulate expression of her woe. " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...work — work ! Till the stars shine through the roof ! It's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If TIIIS...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 pagina’s
...of human kind. CHASLES LAi THOMAS HOOD. 187 0f % WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy aud red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof, It 's Oh ! to he a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Wiiere woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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The Young Ladies' Elocutionary Reader: Containing a Selection of Reading Lessons

Anna U. Russell - 1853 - 480 pagina’s
...one weightier theme, — oh ! need I mention DINNER T EXERCISE CLXXV. THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. Hood. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and..."Work! work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof! It's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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The Wheat-Sheaf: a Suggestive Reader. [A Collection of Extracts in Prose and ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 396 pagina’s
...tuft floating on the slightest breeze bears with it the germs of a noxious weed. 14 ong rf tye fjiirt WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...Shirt !" " Work ! — work ! — work ! While the the cock is crowing aloof ! And work — work — work, 'Till the stars shine through the roof ! It's...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 416 pagina’s
...tuft floating on the slightest breeze bears with it the germs of a noxious weed. 14 ong of tye |[iirt WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...the Shirt !" " Work !— work ! — work ! While the the cock is crowing aloof ! And work — work — work, 'Till the stars shine through the roof ! It's...
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Our National Sinews; or, a word on, to, and for the working classes

Stephen SHIRLEY - 1855
...page 34, 1848. One would suppose the celebrated Thomas Hood had this case under his eye when he penned the "SONG OF THE SHIRT. " With fingers weary and worn....work, work, 'Till the stars shine through the roof. It's 0 ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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