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" 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. " But why do I talk of Death ?... "
The New Mirror - Page 332
edited by - 1843
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844
...terrible shape, It seems so like my own— It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep, Oh ! God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and...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...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

Johann Georg Kohl - 1844
...terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep, Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and...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
...own. Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh God ! that bread should ho во dear, And flesh and blood во K G'옾e xJ U ĺf / ] CJ G $ \ [ N8oS 4ٲ f hd 2 } 6ɒ^ !L ۋ Z cnist of bread — and rag*. That shattered roof, and this naked floor— A table — a broken chair...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844
...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...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own ! It seems so like my own — Because of the fast I keep ; O God ! that bread should be so dear, And...flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread — and rags : A- shatter'd roof — and this naked floor — A table — a broken chair...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845
...! 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...
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Prose and Verse, Part 1

Thomas Hood - 1845
...! 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...
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The Dublin Review, Part 1

1846
...terrible shape, It seems so like my own — • It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep, Oh ! God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and...flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread — and rags. That shattered roof — and this naked floor — ' A table — a broken...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 208 pages
...God ! 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...
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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 229 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...
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