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" Work - work work Till the brain begins to swim! Work - work - work Till the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam , and gusset , and band , Band , and gusset , and seam , Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream! "O men with sisters dear!... "
Voices of the true-hearted - Page 249
by John Greenleaf Whittier, Park Benjamin, James Thomas Fields, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, James Russell Lowell - 1846 - 288 pages
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The Works of Thomas Hood, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864
...be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save. If this is Christian work ! " Work — work — work Till the brain begins...sew them on in a dream ! " 0, men, with sisters dear ! 0, men, with mothers and wives ! It is not linen you 're wearing out, But human creatures' lives...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 31

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - Literary Criticism - 1865
...sponge, Sponge, and shallow, and sitz, Till our senses make a plunge And our brain dissolves by bits. O men, with sisters dear! O men, with mothers and wives! It is not linen you're washing out, But the color from onr lives. Soak ! soak ! soak ! At a fearful rate each day ; Could...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - Literary Criticism - 1866
...be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work ! ' Work — work — work Till the brain begins...buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream ! ' Oh, Men, with Sisters dear ! Oh, Men, with Mothers and Wives-! It is not linen you're wearing out,...
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Golden leaves from the British poets

John William Stanhope Hows - History - 1866 - 546 pages
...be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work ! " Work — work — work, Till the brain begins...buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream ! " O Men, with sisters dear ! O Men, with mothers and wives ! It is not linen you're wearing out,...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - History - 1866
...be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work. " Work — work — work Till the brain begins to swim; Work — work — work Till the eyes arc heavy and dim I Seam, and gusset, and band, Band, and gusset, and seam, Till over the buttons I...
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Käthe Kollwitz: Woman and Artist

Martha Kearns - Art - 1976 - 237 pages
...poverty, hunger, and dirt And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the "Song of the Shirt"! Work— work— work— Till the brain begins to swim,...eyes are heavy and dim! Seam, and gusset, and band, And band, and gusset, and seam, Till over the buttons I fall asleep And sew them on in dream!10 Once...
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Working-class America: Essays on Labor, Community, and American Society

Michael H. Frisch, Daniel J. Walkowitz - Political Science - 1983 - 313 pages
...seamstresses and their supporters, captures something of the drudgery of the work itself: Work-work-work! Till the brain begins to swim; Work- work- work! Till...over the buttons I fall asleep And sew them on in a dream.55 The sewing machine, as it was used in the context of nineteenthcentury capitalism, did little...
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An Anthology of Chartist Poetry: Poetry of the British Working Class, 1830s ...

Peter Scheckner - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 353 pages
...save, If this is Christian work! 'Work—work—work Till the brain begins to swim; Work—work—work Till the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam, and gusset,...buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream! It is not linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives! Stitch—stitch—stitch, In poverty,...
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Victorian Parlour Poetry: An Annotated Anthology

Michael R. Turner - Literary Collections - 1992 - 325 pages
...be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work! "Work — work — work, Till the brain begins...buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream. "Oh! men with sisters dear! Oh, men with mothers and wives! It is not linen you're wearing out, But...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1992 - 210 pages
...be a slave Along with the barbarous Turk, Where woman has never a soul to save, If this is Christian work! 'Work — work — work Till the brain begins...eyes are heavy and dim! Seam, and gusset, and band, Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream! *O, Men with Sisters dear! O, Men!...
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