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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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"Drifting About"; Or, What "Jeems Pipes, of Pipesville," Saw-and-did. An ...

Stephen C. Massett - California - 1863 - 388 pages
...recitation of the " Song of a Shirt." It was something like this : With fingers weary and worn — (echo) With eyelids heavy and red A woman sat in unwomanly...and dirt And still with a voice of dolorous pitch worn. red. K !i R S dead. ditch. hurt. stitch. She sang the Song of a Shirt . . And so on. dirt I As...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1863 - 614 pages
...successfully the cause of humanity and religion. 15. THE SONG OF THE SHIST. WITH fingers weary and worn, Wifti eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags,...Stitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dill,1 And still, with a voice of doi'orous* pitch, She sang the " Song of the Shirt!"1 2. "Work!1...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863 - 438 pages
...But in their briny bed - i, My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders the needle and thread ! With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. Stitch I stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863 - 178 pages
...heart, But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread 1 " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone could...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864 - 490 pages
...But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread ! " With ringers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman...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 ! " 11* THE...
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The Works of Thomas Hood, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864 - 522 pages
...Her evil behavior, And leaving, with meekness, Her sins to her Saviour ! THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly raga, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 574 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 !— THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. " Drowned ! drowned !" — HAMLET....
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866 - 506 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 ! ' T. Hood. XL LESSONS...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - Readers (Secondary) - 1866 - 568 pages
...rah-pnk-keena; " And the guests of Hiawatha, Weary with the heat of summer, Slumbered in the sultry wigwam. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...rags, Plying her needle and thread,— Stitch! stitch I stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still, with a voice of dolorous plica, She sang the "...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 508 pages
...heart; But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread I" 11. 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 !" XC VIII. —THE...
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