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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... "
The Works of Thomas Hood - Page 147
by Thomas Hood - 1864
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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
...THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch!..."Work! work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof 1 And work — work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It's oh! to be a slave Along with...
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

1843
...and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch ! stitch ! elich ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt. And still with a voice of dolorous pitchWould that its tone could reach the rich '.— She sang this " Song of the Shirt!" GENTILITY—...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844
...thread ! " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sate in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch ! stitch !...and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, — Would that its tone could reach the Rich She sang this " Song of the Shirt! " THE CHRISTIAN LADY'S...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 8

1846
...uncompassionated — that the dread of hunger and of nakedness ever forced its victims to endure. " ' Work ! work ! work ! While the cock is crowing aloof!...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It's O ! to be n slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

Johann Georg Kohl - 1844
...fdjaft }ur Sn'idjiipna bee unglücílidjen Ccnboner Scaíicvinuciu) 2>aę 8ieb ber «Römerin. 205 And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the „Song of the Shirt 1" *) Work' work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof! And work ! work ! work I Till the stars shine...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 1-2

1844
...red, A woman sat in unwomanly racs, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch — rtiteh— otiteh ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone eould reach the llich Sue song this ' Song of the Shirt I" GRATIFYING FACTS RESPECTING...
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th. Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Eton-College, Windsor-Castle, Winchester ...

Johann Georg Kohl - Great Britain - 1844
...unb 3»irn ! A Woman sate in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. Stitch! stitch! stitch! ID poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone could reach the Rich ! She sang this „Song of the Shirt!" *) *) SOTit Ringern...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845
...thread !" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread ; Stitch — stitch —...and dirt ; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that its tone could reach the rich !She sung this " Song of the shirt !" NEW AND VALUABLE...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...thread !" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread , Stitch — stitch —...and dirt ; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that its tone could reach the rich !— She sang this - Song of the Shirt !" SILENCE. is...
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Prose and Verse, Part 1

Thomas Hood - 1845
...thread !" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread ; Stitch— stitch —...and dirt ; And still with a voice of dolorous pitch — Would that its tone could reach the rich !She sung this " Song of the shirt !" Glimpses of the...
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