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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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Famous Leaders of Industry

Edwin Wildman - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 433 pages
...had not been patented, made a trivial addition or two and patented it himself. • **•*** With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In po-rerty, hanger and dirt, And still, with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that its tone could...
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English Rhetoric

张秀国 - English language - 2005 - 288 pages
...slave Along with the barbarous Turk, iere v/oman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work I Work @ work @ work Till the brain begins to swim, Work @ work @ work Till the eyes are heavy and dim I Seam, and gusset, and band, Band , and gusset, and seam, Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And...
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Women and Work in Britain Since 1840

Gerry Holloway - Sex role - 2005 - 328 pages
...Hood's 'The Song of the Shirt' conjured up an enduring picture of the poor, oppressed seamstress: With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rag Plying her needle and thread Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger and dirt And still with...
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胡适诗歌翻译研究

廖七一 - Poetry - 2006 - 362 pages
...能至富人耳 九0 八年十月二十五日 柑 原 诗 : THE SONG OF THE SHIRT Thomas Hood (1799@1845) With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...dolorous pitch She sang the "Song of the Shirt!" 'Work! Wi While And workTill th It'sO! to Along Where won If this 一 m fork! Work! ; the cock is crowing...
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Victorian Working Women: An Historical and Literary Study of Women in ...

Wanda Fraiken Neff - Business & Economics - 1966 - 298 pages
...Committee appeared. The Song of the Shirt is the most powerful picture of the slavery of these women. "With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...of dolorous pitch She sang The Song of the Shirt\" Such lines as the following are a poetic representation of the appalling facts citizens were reading...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch, Michael Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 512 pages
...The poem was reprinted in the Times and translated into many languages. The Song of the Shirt With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch "Work! work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof! And work — work — work, Till the stars shine...
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David Herbert Lawrence - 2006 - 394 pages
...reputation nationally and trebled the circulation of Punch where it was published (1843). It began: With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty hunger and dirt. 273:31 "I think [273:16] ... his head." DHL greatly revised this dialogue in MS (p. 326), which originally...
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The book of English songs

Charles Mackay - 1860 - 332 pages
...grow fonder — Isle of Beauty, Fare thee well ! THE SONG OF A SHIRT. THOMAS HOOD, died 1840. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitchShe sang the " Song of a Shirt ! " "Work! work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof ! And work...
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American Silk, 1830-1930: Entrepreneurs and Artifacts

Jacqueline Field, Marjorie Senechal, Madelyn Shaw - Antiques & Collectibles - 2007 - 372 pages
...carnivals. As a theatrical extra, he gave heartrending recitations of the 'Song of the Shirt.'"6 With fingers weary and worn. With eyelids heavy and red,...Stitch! Stitch! Stitch! In poverty, hunger and dirt; Machine Twist Twisted threads: (left) three twisted strands; (right) two twisted strands. Notice that...
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Science, Politics and Business in the Work of Sir John Lubbock: A Man of ...

Mark Patton - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 298 pages
...Bank holidays offered a limited respite from the drudgery which was the norm for British shop-workers: Work, work, work, till the brain begins to swim, Work, work, work, till the eyes are heavy and dim! Oh, men with sisters dear! Oh, men, with mothers and wives! It is not linen you're wearing out, But...
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