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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, Would that its tone could reach the... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 28
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ...

1824 - 704 pages
...of this feeling. It is the humble, it is the mass, which now inspire the pen of genius. Those that " Work, work, work, Till the brain begins to swim ;...Work, work, work, Till the eyes are heavy and dim." It is the wrongs of these, which make genius glow with fervor, and unwonted fire; and, in solving the...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Mme. Charlotte Fiske (Bates) Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 1022 pages
...Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work! ' ' Work — work — work Till the brain begins to swim!...the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam, and gusset, and baud, Band, and gusset, and seam — Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream...
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1843 - 530 pages
...for poor suffering humanity than a thousand homilies, or all the arguments of the preem. With fingen weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rugs, Plying her needle and tbread — Stitсh ! stitrh ! stilch '. In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844 - 624 pages
...Hinders needle and thread ! " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sate in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread —...and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, — Would that its tone could reach the Rich She sang this " Song of the Shirt! " THE CHRISTIAN LADY'S...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

Johann Georg Kohl - 1844
...bee @r{gebirgea unb an= berer Orte ju Siebe e¿ beffer úberfe^en möge, The Song of the Shirt. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...her needle and thread — Stitch ! stitch ! stitch ! la poverty, hunger, and dirt, *)'<Se Cat fid) forbid), wie une bie Rettungen bcrtdjtetcn, }u ttyrcn...
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th. Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Eton-College, Windsor-Castle, Winchester ...

Johann Georg Kohl - Great Britain - 1844 - 314 pages
...of London" (bie ©efelU fdjaft gut SBeföüguna. bet ипдШссЦфеп &onbonet 9tai;aïmicii.) And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the „Song of the Shirt!" *) Work ! work ! work 1 While the cock is crowing aloof! And work! work! work! Till the stars shine through the roof? It's...
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Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 1-2

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1844 - 878 pages
...heart ; But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread !' With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly racs, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch — rtiteh— otiteh ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt,...
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The Illuminated Magazine, Volume 2

William James Linton - 1844 - 340 pages
...barca de Simon. 278 THE ORPHAN M ILLINE R S. A STOJIY OF THE WEST END. / BY MISS CAMILLA TOULMIN. ' Work — work — work ! Till the brain begins to swim '. Work — work — work ! Till the eves areheaw and rtim ! '' — HOOD. THERE is a certain spot in one of the midland counties, which,...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844 - 858 pages
...Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman IIJIH never a soul to save, If this is Christian work ! *U B@ K X K b Vp*s 2 AH ᧂQT Ց) 8M k!W C (ZKl? e DŽA` H S K -;+:ѽ A ؔ even are heavy and dim ! Seam, anil gus*<ct, nnd hand, Band, and gusect, and неат, Till over the...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 560 pages
...heart — But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread !" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...and dirt ; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that its tone could reach the rich !— She sang this - Song of the Shirt !" SILENCE. is...
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