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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 She sang the "Song of the... "
A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets - Page 244
edited by - 1873 - 789 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 1022 pages
...And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than GUI'S. THE 80NQ Of THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids..."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 Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844 - 622 pages
...futurity, where the tears shall be wiped from many a mourner's eye, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...of dolorous pitch She sang the " Song of the Shirt I" " Work 1 work ! work ! While the cock is crowing aloof! And work — work — work, Till the stars...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 558 pages
...me. 2r THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITR fingera weary and wom, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman eat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread —...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It 's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, — If...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845 - 442 pages
...worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And...— work ! Till the stars shine through the roof! It's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save If THIS...
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Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1845 - 434 pages
...worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and threadStitch ! stitch ! stitch ! In poverty, hunger, and dirt And...— work ! Till the stars shine through the roof! It's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to gave If THIS...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 20

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1846 - 562 pages
...Poems. [June. that there is in it no more of exaggeration than what must be found in all such pictures.* THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. " WITH fingers weary and worn,...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It's 0 ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 302 pages
...'Twill be like hearing in a foreign clime ENGLISH DESTITUTION. THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. BY THOMAS HOOD. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It's O ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 540 pages
...low degree, But I must weep that partial fate Made such a churl of me. SF THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITR fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red,...work — work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It 's oh ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, — If...
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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 308 pages
...foreign clime ENGLISH DESTITUTION. THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. BY THOMAS HOOD. With fingers weary and woni, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly...work— work, Till the stars shine through the roof! It's 0 ! to be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - 1846 - 228 pages
...triumphs. Yours, for Free Meeting and the Spontaneous Press, THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. BY THOMAS HOOD. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and..."Work! work! work! While the cock is crowing aloof! And work—work—work! Till the stars shine through the roof! It's oh! to be a slave NP ROGERS. Where...
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