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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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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845 - 442 pages
...yet, oh yet, that many a Dame Would dream the Lady's Dream ! PART 11. 15 THE SONG OF THE SHIRT, WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And still with a voice of dolorous pitch,...
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Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - English literature - 1845 - 434 pages
...yet, oh yet, that many a Dame Would dream the Lady's Dream ! PART 11. 15 THE SONG OF THE SHIET. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And still with a voice of dolorous pitch,...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 308 pages
...foreign clime ENGLISH DESTITUTION. THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. BY THOMAS HOOD. With fingers weary and woni, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly...sang the ' Song of the Shirt !' " Work ! work ! work ! While the cock is crowing aloof ! And work— work— work, Till the stars shine through the roof!...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 302 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." A STARVATION...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 20

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1846 - 562 pages
...bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread ! 398 Hood's Poems. [June. " 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 !" Of the longer poems...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 540 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. TRERE...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 238 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 sung this " Song of the Shirt ! " RADICALISM....
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 228 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,...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—...
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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 672 pages
...yet, oh yet, that many a Dame Would dream the Lady's Dream ! I'ART ii. 15 THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And still with a voice of dolorous pitch,...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1846 - 780 pages
...Along with the barbarous Turk,1 Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work " ' Work — work — work, Till the brain begins to swim ; Work — work — work. Till the oyes arc heavy and dim ! Scam, and gussut, and band. Jiand, and gusset, and seam. Till over the buttons...
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