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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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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, with a Biographical Sketch

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 490 pagina’s
...breast ! Owning her weakness, Her evil behavior, And leaving, with meekness, Her sins to her Saviour ! THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn,...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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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 388 pagina’s
...Burning insanity, Into her rest. — Cross her hands humbly As if praying dumbly, Over her breast ! THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn,...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof ! It 's Oh ! to be a skve Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
..."work," till our skin begins to creep. But it is not a poem to be criticised, but to be read and loved. 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 this...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...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...of dolorous pitch She sang the " Song of the Shirt I" "Work! work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof ! And work ! work ! work ! Till the stars shine...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1857 - 388 pagina’s
...meekness, Her sins to her Saviour ! THE SONG OF THE S1IIBT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids'heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her...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...
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The Speeches and Public Letters of the Hon. Joseph Howe, Volume 1

Joseph Howe - 1858
...might have been good ground of complaint. There was a little poem of Hood's, that began thus: — •'' With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...dolorous pitch, She sang 'the song of the Shirt.'" The author of these lines has recently been pensioned, and I have no doubt, whenever our " Song of...
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Our Plague Spot: In Connection with Our Polity and Usages : as Regards Our ...

1859 - 604 pagina’s
...gifted author, — the simple eulogy inscribed upon whose tomb is, "HE SANG 'THE SONG OF THE SHERT.'" " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy 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,...
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - 1860 - 472 pagina’s
...soul Yearns after all the joys of social life, And softens with the love of human kind. CHARLES LAMa. 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 this...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 432 pagina’s
...early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours ! THE SONG OF THE SHIET. 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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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1861 - 552 pagina’s
...suffering, which was n leading trait in Hood's nature, and forma an attractive element in his writings.] A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle...— work ! Till the stars shine through the roof I It's O, to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If TH1S...
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