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" O men with Sisters dear ! O men with Mothers and Wives! It is not linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives! Stitch - stitch - stitch, In poverty, hunger, and dirt, Sewing at once with a double thread, A Shroud as well as a Shirt. "
The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ... - Page 157
1853 - 416 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...dear! O men, with mothers and wives! It is not linen you "re wearing out! But human creatures' lives I Stitch — stitch — stitch, In poverty, hunger,...It seems so like my own Because of the fasts I keep ; O God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap 1 ' ' Work — work — work !...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 24

1857
...food? " But why do / tnlk of dirt, Where nothing else is known ? I hardly know the foul thing's form. It seems so — like my own. It seems so like my own — While three in a bed we sleep, Till filth doth grow to the poor man dew, While water and soap am...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 38-39

Fashion
...dear, O ! men, with mothers and wives, It is uot linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives ! Stitch, stitch, stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt,...with a double thread, A shroud as well as a shirt." " Stop," says a Spitalfields weaver, " God plants truth in the hearts of men, and this is of it." "...
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

1843
...with mothers and wivee ! It is not linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives ! sin i'Ii — stitch — stitch. In poverty, hunger, and dirt, Sewing at once, with a double tbread, A sbroud as well as a shirt. " But wby do I talk of Death — That phantom of grisly bone,...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844
...O ! Men ! with mothers and wives ! It is not linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives? Stitch — stitch — stitch, In poverty, hunger,...seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep, Oh ! God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! " Work — work — work ;...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

1844
...poverty, hunger an dirt, Sewing at »иге, with a double thread, A Shroud as well as a Shirt *). Bat why do I talk of Death ? That Phantom of grisly bone,...seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep, Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! **) Work ! work ! work ? My...
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The United States Catholic Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 6

1847
...her hard condition. The case may apply as well to laborers of the other sex, if not even better. " But why do I talk of death. That phantom of grisly...— It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts 1 keep, U God ! that bread should be to dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! " Work, work, work ! My...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 1-2

1844
...O ! men, with mothers and wives I It is not linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives ! Stitch— stitch— stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and...But why do I talk of Death ? That phantom of grisly hone, 1 hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own. It Booms so like my own, Because of...
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th. Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Eton-College, Windsor-Castle, Winchester ...

Johann Georg Kohl - Great Britain - 1844
...hunger an dirt, Sewing at once, with a doable thread, Л Shroud as well as a Shirt *). But why do [ talk of Death? That Phantom of grisly bone, I hardly...seems so like my own, 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...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 8

American literature - 1846
...human creatures' lived! Stitch — stich — stitch. In poverty, hunger, and dirt, Sewing nt onre, with a double thread, A Shroud as well as a Shirt. " ' But why do I talk of Death > That phantom of grizly bone, I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems fo like my own — It seems so like my own,...
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