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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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Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Elocution - 1867 - 510 pages
...heart} But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread !" 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 !" XCVIIL— THE...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 27

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1925 - 458 pages
...These ladies as they industriously plied their needles could have reminded of Hood's doleful song: "Work, work, work Till the brain begins to swim! Work, work, work Till the eyes are heavy and diml" It might be supposed that the daughters of the lady with pride would recall the part in the work...
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An Anthology of Chartist Poetry: Poetry of the British Working Class, 1830s ...

Peter Scheckner - Chartism - 1989 - 360 pages
...drop 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 Penguin Book of Socialist...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 27

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1925 - 478 pages
...These ladies as they industriously plied their needles could have reminded of Hood's doleful song: "Work, work, work Till the brain begins to swim ! Work, work, work Till the eyes are heavy and dim!" ''/'A. Evening Star. The Mount Pleasant Hospital consisted of a two story frame structure and accommodated...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 226 pages
...for Mammon's sake — Without a brain to ponder and craze Or a heart to feel — and break!' — 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!' The Bridge of Sighs...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1172 pages
...life is found, (1. 1-4) CH; EBEV; EnRP; NOBE; OBEV; OBNC; PoEL-4; Son The Song of the Shirt \ I With iketh hem nature in hir corages Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages. (1. 7-12) 5 (1. 1—6) 12 It is not linen you're wearing out But human creatures' lives! Stitch — stitch —...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 412 pages
...a heart to feel @ and break!] 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!" - 手指又酸又痛 眼皮又紅又重;...
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Putting Popular Music in Its Place

Charles Hamm - Music - 1995 - 408 pages
...Russell's "The Gambler's Wife," and their own setting of Thomas Hood's "The Song of the Shirt": With fingers weary and worn, With eye-lids heavy and red,...Work, work, work, 'Till the eyes are heavy and dim . . . Oh, men with sisters dear, Oh, men with mothers and wives, 10 Ibid., vol. I, pp. 281-2. 107 It...
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Textual Intervention: Critical and Creative Strategies for Literary Studies

Rob Pope - Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) - 1995 - 236 pages
...responsihle act and thought As also in hirth and death. A socialist response to the Duchess's mantle? With fingers weary and worn. With eyelids heavy and red,...of the Shirt'. [. . .] 'Work - work work Till the hrain hegins to swim: Work - work - work Till the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam, and gusset, and hand,...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - English language - 1997 - 613 pages
...children, wrote as early as 1843 a searing piece against the condition of a poor woman at work: With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A Woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She...
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