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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 Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...suffering, which was a leading trait in Ilood's nature, and forms an attractive element in his writings.] 1. 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 dolorousi piteh, She sang the...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...heart, But in their briny bed - i, My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders the needle and thread ! With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. Stitch I stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1863 - 600 pages
...— But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread I" 11. Wifli fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...Plying her needle and thread ; Stitch — stitch— stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt ; And still with a voice of doTorous pitch — Would that its...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...ease my heart, But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread 1 " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone could...
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"Drifting About"; Or, What "Jeems Pipes, of Pipesville," Saw-and-did. An ...

Stephen C. Massett - Entertainers - 1863 - 371 pages
...recitation of the " Song of a Shirt." It was something like this : With fingers weary and worn — (echo) 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 worn. red. K !i R...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864 - 480 pages
...But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread ! " With ringers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman...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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The Works of Thomas Hood, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864
...weakness, Her evil behavior, And leaving, with meekness, Her sins to her Saviour ! THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. 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, And still...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...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...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...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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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...rah-pnk-keena; " And the guests of Hiawatha, Weary with the heat of summer, Slumbered in the sultry wigwam. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...rags, Plying her needle and thread,— Stitch! stitch I stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still, with a voice of dolorous plica, She sang the "...
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