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" ... in shipping or mills. Cases of rising from the ranks are by no means so rare as we might imagine. But working men of the present day are much better off than they were twenty-seven years ago, for all wages are higher. In 1857 the wages of common labourers... "
Wages and Earnings of the Working Classes: Report to Sir Arthur Bass, M.P. - Page 30
by Leone Levi - 1885 - 151 pages
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Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1885
...them from defects in the condition of the ways, works, machinery, or plant, and from the negligence of any person in the service of their employers, together...ranks are by no means so rare as we might imagine. But the working men of the present day are much better off than the working men of twenty-seven years ago,...
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Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1885
...men of 1884. Many a workman of that day has now a shop or an hotel, has money in the bank or shaves in shipping or mills. Cases of rising from the ranks are by no means so rare as we might imagine. But the working men of the present day are much better off than the working men of twenty-seven years ago,...
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Useful Toil: Autobiographies of Working People from the 1820s to the 1920s

John Burnett - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 377 pages
...of 1857 have become middle-class men of 1884 . . . Cases of rising from the ranks are by no means as rare as we might imagine. But working men of the present day are much bener off than they were twenty-seven years ago, for all wages are higher. . . In 1857 a joiner got...
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