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" Work - work - work! My labour never flags; And what are its wages? A bed of straw, A crust of bread - and rags. That shatter'd roof, - and this naked floor A table - a broken chair And a wall so blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there! "
The London by Moonlight Mission: Being an Account of Midnight Cruises on the ... - Page 166
by John Blackmore - 1860 - 324 pages
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1843 - 530 pages
...Because of the fasts I keep, O, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! " Work — work — work ! My labour never flags And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A cruet of bread — and rags, That ghatter'd roof— and this naked floor — A table — a broken chair...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844 - 622 pages
...Because of the fasts I keep, Oh ! God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! " Work — work — work ; My labour never flags; And...blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there ! " Work— work — work ! From weary chime to chime, Work — work — work — As prisoners work...
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th. Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Eton-College, Windsor-Castle, Winchester ...

Johann Georg Kohl - Great Britain - 1844 - 316 pages
...Because of the fasts I keep, Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap! ") Work ! work ! work ! My labour never flags; And what...— and rags, That shatter'd roof — and this naked floorA table — a broken chair — *) > Scanner mit lieben (Scfcrceftern ! О Шппег tern tmb...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 1-2

1844 - 878 pages
...Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap 1 Work — work— work ! My labour never flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of brood— and rags. That shattered roof, and this naked floor— A table — a broken chair — And...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

Johann Georg Kohl - 1844 - 316 pages
...Because of the fasts I keep, Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! **) Work ! work ! work ? My labour never flags; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, • ... , A crnst of bread — and rags, That shatter'd roof — and this naked lluor '. .: Atable — a broken...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844 - 858 pages
...Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh God ! that bread should ho во dear, And flesh and blood во cheap ! Work— work— work ! My labour never flags ; And what are its wages? A bed of straw, A cnist of bread — and rag*. That shattered roof, and this naked floor— A table — a broken chair...
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The United States Catholic Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 6

1847 - 800 pages
...bread — and rags. That shattered roof— and this naked floor — A table — a broken cbair — And a wall so blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there. 0 ! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet — With the sky above my head And...
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The disputed inheritance

Grace Webster - 1845 - 910 pages
...out upon his long journey. CHAPTER III. A bed of straw, A crust of bread — and rags, That shattered roof — and this naked floor, A table — a broken...— my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there ! PUNCH. THE miser's hut was on a moor, and so low that at a little distance it appeared but as a slight...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 558 pages
...Because of the fast I keep ; O God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! " Work — work — work ! My labour never flags ; And...wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread — and rags : A- shatter'd roof — and this naked floor — A table — a broken chair — And a wall so blank...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845 - 442 pages
...! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! " Work — work — work ! My labor never flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread — and rags : A shattered roof — and this naked floor — A table — a broken chair — And a wall so blank...
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