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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
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Improvement Era, Volume 5, Issue 1

1901
...keep; Oh 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. That shattered roof,—and this naked floor,—a table,—a broken chair,—...
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Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Volume 4

Health - 1933
...still with a voice of dolorous pitch, She sang the "Song of the Shirt!" "Work! Work! Work! My labor never 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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An Anthology of Chartist Poetry: Poetry of the British Working Class, 1830s ...

Peter Scheckner - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 353 pages
...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 crust of bread—and rags. That shatter'd roof—and this naked floor— A table—a broken chair—...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...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? That Phantom of grisly bone, I...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...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...看來和我一個樣, 因我一直在齋戒。 啊, 上帝, 桓包何等珍貴 血肉如此廉賤@ "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 @...
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The Films of D. W. Griffith

Scott Simmon - Performing Arts - 1993 - 179 pages
...rhythmic and metered monologue by an impoverished and isolated seamstress, as in the following stanza: Work - work - work! My labour never flags; And what are its wages? A bed of straw, A crust of bread - and rags. That sharter'd roof - and this naked floor A table - a broken chair And...
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English Rhetoric

Xiuguo Zhang - English language - 2005 - 268 pages
...band, Band , and gusset, and seam, Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream I 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 @ 护...
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Wellspring

Donna E. Keene, Prufrock Press - Children's poetry - 2005 - 64 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. That shattered roof — this naked floor — A table — a broken chair...
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胡适诗歌翻译研究

廖七一 - Poetry - 2006 - 344 pages
...rrible shape, ce my own@ f own, : fasts I keep i 1 should be so dear blood so cheap! ' 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 flo< A table@a broken chair@ And a wall...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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. That shattered roof — and this naked floorAnd a wall so blank, my shadow...
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