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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 New Mirror - Page 332
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The King's highway; or, illustrations of the Commandments [sermons].

Richard Newton - Bible - 1861 - 342 pages
...it. It was called " The Song of the Shirt." It described a poor woman at her work in this way, — " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...Plying her needle and thread — Stitch— stitch— stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, She sang the ' Song...
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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - Folk songs - 1861 - 466 pages
...With envy pale 'twill lose its dye. And Yorkish turn again. ANONYMOUS. r* Ifi!) THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn. With eyelids heavy and...rags, Plying her needle and thread, Stitch, stitch, stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt ; 170 T;;E r~w ' j3:.7C LIBRARY A ~TOP, LENOX IDN FOUNDATIONS...
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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Secondary) - 1861 - 552 pages
...my heart — But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread I " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...rags, Plying her needle and thread ; Stitch — stitch — stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt ; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD

1861
...weakness, Her evil behavior, And leaving, with meekness* Her sins to her Saviour ! THE SONG OF THE -SHEET. WITH fingers weary and worn, With .eyelids heavy and...rags, Plying her needle and thread —— Stitch! stiteh! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the...
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The Works of Thomas Hood...: Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - 1861
...weakness, Her evil behavior, And leaving, with meekness, Her sins to her Saviour ! THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her ncedle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice...
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The King's highway; or, illustrations of the Commandments [sermons].

Richard Newton - Bible - 1861 - 342 pages
...It was called " The Song of the Shirt." It described a poor woman at her work, iu this way : — " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rag Plying her needle and thread — • Stitch— stitch— stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt,...
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The lady's reader: with rules for a good style of reading aloud

George Vandenhoff - 1862
...ease 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...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...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...ease 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...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...
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Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1862
...ease 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, A woman sat hi unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread - Stitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and...
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Lays and Lyrics of the Nineteenth Century

1863
...ease 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...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...
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