Baby Toilers (Google eBook)

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Hutchinson, 1907 - Child labor - 198 pages
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Page 16 - A child shall not be employed in any occupation likely to be injurious to his life, limb, health, or education, regard being had to his physical condition.
Page 191 - ... and philanthropy, these men nowadays are sent to Parliament to make laws for the people. The old prophets sent them to Hell but we have changed all that. They send their victims to Hell, and are rewarded by all that wealth can do to make their lives comfortable. Read the House of Lords...
Page 128 - Thus by-and-by mother and children working together come to receive no more than did the mother working alone. The employer and eventually, in all probability, the public has in fact obtained the labour of the children without extra payment. To such an extent...
Page 217 - A Popular Account of the Rites, Ceremonies, Superstitions, and most Interesting Customs of Men and Women in all Countries. Edited by WALTER HUTCHINSON, BA, FRGS, FRAI The Contributors are the leading Authorities on the different races, Including: SIR GEORGE SCOTT.
Page 191 - Nor is it only women who are the victims, although their fate is the most tragic. Those firms which reduce sweating to a fine art, who systematically and deliberately defraud the workman of his pay, who grind the faces of the poor, and who rob the widow and the orphan, and who for a pretence make great professions of publicspirit and philanthropy, these men nowadays are sent to Parliament to make laws for the people.
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