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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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 768 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 !" THE LADY'S...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 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 !" HOOD. IV. THE LAY OF...
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Rural Repository, Volumes 20-21

1843 - 424 pages
...mournful echo In the hearts of nme who read it, even among us. THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. BY THOMAS HOOD. WITH fingers weary and worn, 'With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rage, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger and dirt, And still...
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Christian Pamphlets, Volume 7

Baptists - 1852 - 1080 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!" NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS,...
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Moral Aspects of City Life

Edwin Hubbell Chapin - Cities and towns - 1853 - 204 pages
...the very motion of the needle-woman's toil, and is the most articulate expression of her woe. " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...She 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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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

American literature - 1853 - 442 pages
...my 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 tones could reach the rich ! — She sang this " Song of the Shirt !" THOMAS HOOD....
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The Young Ladies' Elocutionary Reader: Containing a Selection of Reading Lessons

Anna U. Russell - Elocution - 1853 - 580 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 ! — EXERCISE CLXXVI. FREDERIKA BREMER. Anon. WHAT is...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 800 pages
...eyelids heavy and red, .-V woman sat. in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitchl stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still, with...pitch, She sang the "Song of the Shirt!" "Work! work! wort! While the cock is crowing aloof! And work — work — work ! Till the stars shine through the...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 29

Commerce - 1853 - 788 pages
...THE SHIRT SEWERS Ш NEW YORK. "With fingen weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman eat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. Stitch—...! In poverty, hunger, and dirt ; And still with a volco of doterons pitch She sang the ' SOUK of the Shirt !' " aoofi " Sang of the Skirt" We agree with...
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - Literature - 1853 - 412 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 raga, Plying her needle and thread ! Stitch ! — stitch ! — stitch ! In poverty, hunger and dirt,...
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