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" I have brought up a family and nearly worked them to death. They said, "Father, we are not going to stop here and be worked to death for nothing", so they went off into shops and left me and the old woman to struggle along. "
Journal of Horticulture and Home Farmer - Page 218
1908
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The truth about agricultural depression: an economic study of the evidence ...

Baron Francis Allston Channing, Francis Allston Channing Channing (baron) - Agriculture - 1897 - 388 pages
...would lose at least 20 per cent. of the money advanced.2 One of these small freeholders says : " I have brought up a family and nearly worked them to death....and left me and the old woman to struggle along." Another : " I and my three boys, the eldest eighteen, work the land, and my wife and daughter when...
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The Progress of the German Working Classes in the Last Quarter of a Century

William James Ashley - Germany - 1904 - 165 pages
...districts east of the Elbe, and to attribute the improvement in the condition of the peasants to their death. They said, "Father, we are not going to stop...and left me and the old woman to struggle along." "Another : 'I and my three boys, the eldest 18, work the land, and my wife and daughter when wanted....
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Report of the Annual Conference

Independent Labour Party (Great Britain) - Labor movement - 1908
...we were working for wages we had better food than we have now." One who farmed 47 acres ofvfreehold says: "I brought up a family and nearly worked them...got no wages, now they are ladies and gentlemen." Such instances could be multiplied indefinitely. In order to show that in a free trade country the...
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The Agranian Question In Marx And His Successors-, Volume 1

Utsa Patnaik
...their sons a shilling or two to buy tobacco" (p. 357). A small-holder from Lincoln reported: I have brought up a family and nearly worked them to death....so they went off into shops and left me and the old women to struggle along. Another: "I and my three boys . . . have been working 18 hours a day for several...
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