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" unsatisfied. Tenement-houses have no aesthetic resources. If any are to be brought to bear on them, they must come from the outside. There is the common hall with doors opening softly on every landing as the strange step is heard on the stairs, the air-shaft... "
HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES - Page 163
by JACOB A. RIIS - 1890
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American History Told by Contemporaries: Welding of the nation, 1845-1900

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1901
...environment, and human life is no exception. Within the house there is nothing to supply the want thus left unsatisfied. Tenement-houses have no aesthetic resources....strange step is heard on the stairs, the air-shaft that seems always so busy letting out foul stenches from below that it has no time to earn its name by bringing...
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American History Told by Contemporaries..., Volume 4

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1909
...environment, and human life is no exception. Within the house there is nothing to supply the want thus left unsatisfied. Tenement-houses have no aesthetic resources....strange step is heard on the stairs, the air-shaft that seems always so busy letting out foul stenches from below that it has no time to earn its 656 Social...
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Intellectual Life in America: A History

Lewis Perry - History - 1989 - 461 pages
...tenements there was no room for any "gentle thought and aspiration above the mere wants of the body. . . . Tenement-houses have no aesthetic resources. If any...to bear on them, they must come from the outside." Riis also gave graphic accounts of hunger and disease, but the point should not be overlooked that...
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American History Told by Contemporaries: Welding of the Nation 1845 - 1900

Albert Bushnell Hart - History - 2002 - 692 pages
...house there is nothing to supply the want thus left unsatisfied. Tenement-houses have no sssthetic resources. If any are to be brought to bear on them,...strange step is heard on the stairs, the air-shaft that seems always so bisy letting out foul stenches from below that it has no time to earn its name by bringing...
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At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture ...

Elizabeth Klimasmith, Betsy Klimasmith - History - 2005 - 293 pages
...deadly moral contagion," for their hallways lay tenement dwellers' lives bare to all the senses (OH, 2). The "common hall with doors opening softly on every...landing as the strange step is heard on the stairs" exposes a tenant's every activity to his or her neighbors (OH, 124). Some more recent observers have...
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