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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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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1857 - 420 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 ! " THE LADY'S DREAM....
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The Wheat-sheaf

American literature - 1857 - 452 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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An historical account of needlework

Historical account - 1857 - 106 pages
...wrote his song of " The Shirt :" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sate in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. Stitch!...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 ! Work ! work ! work ! Till...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 456 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,...sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread: CLIX. — CHATHAM ON THE AMERICAN WAR. 1. I CAN NOT, my lords, I will not, join in congratulation on...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1857 - 800 pages
...'tis little joy To know I'm further off from heaven Than when I was a hoy. THE BONG OF THE 8HIRT. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rage, Plying her needle and thread— Stiteh! stitch! stiteh! • In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And...
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Merry's Museum and Parley's Magazine, Volumes 31-32

1856 - 402 pages
...shadow I thank For sometimes falling there ! With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and rod, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch ! Stitch 1 Stitoh ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still witli a voice of dolorous pitch, She sang the "...
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The Speeches and Public Letters of the Hon. Joseph Howe, Volume 1

Joseph Howe - Nova Scotia - 1858 - 664 pages
...have been good ground of complaint. There was a little poem of Hood's, that began thus: — •'' With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...dolorous pitch, She sang 'the song of the Shirt.'" The author of these lines has recently been pensioned, and I have no doubt, whenever our " Song of...
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The Speeches and Public Letters of the Hon. Joseph Howe, Volume 1

Joseph Howe - Nova Scotia - 1858 - 668 pages
...Hood's, that began thus : — " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman Eat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. Stitch!...dolorous pitch, She sang 'the song of the Shirt.'" The author of these lines has recently been pensioned, and I have no doubt, whenever our " Song of...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Elocution - 1858 - 494 pages
...THOMAS HOOD, a distinguished poet and essayist, was born in London in 1798, and died in 1845. 1. WITH fingers weary and worn', With eyelids heavy and red',...Stitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty*, hunger', and dirtf ; And still, with a voice of dolorous pitch, She sung the " Song of the Shirt." 2. "WorkM workM...
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Hot Corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated. Including the Story of Little ...

Solon Robinson - New York (N.Y.) - 1858 - 434 pages
...Read. CHAPTER VIIL ATHALIA, THE SEWING GIRL. " How full of briars i> this working day world." ** With fingers weary and worn. With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat In unwomanly rags, Flying her needle and thread." ATIIALIA wore not unwomanly rags at the period when I shall commence...
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