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" Thus groan the old, till by disease oppress'd, They taste a final woe, and then they rest. Theirs is yon House, that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And the dull wheel... "
The British Magazine and Review: Or, Universaal Miscellany of Arts, Sciences ... - Page 133
1783
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...crook. Their's is yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours flagging play, And...the day ; There children dwell who know no parents care, Parents, who know no childrens' love, dwell there, Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...rest. Theirs is yon House that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And...— • There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ! Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...HOUSE. THERE is yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door; There, where the putrid vapours flagging play, And...the day : There children dwell, who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door; There, where the putrid vapors, flagging, play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through...the day; There children dwell who know no parents' care; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there; ' " Mr. Crabbe exhibits the common people...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CRABBE, HEBER, AND POLLOK

1852
...rest. Theirs is yon house that holds the parish-poor, Whose walls of mud scarce, bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And...day ;— There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ! Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...parish poor. Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours flogging play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through the day ; There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...pictures. BEBOLD yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ! There, where the putrid vapours flagging play, And...through the day ; There children dwell who know no parent's care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 pages
...holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ! There, where the putrid vapors, flagging, play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through...the day ; There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Once Upon a Time

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1854
..." Theirs is yon House that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And...day, — There, children dwell who know no parents' care." That wretched parish work-house is gone. No walls of mud — no broken door — no naked rafters...
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Once Upon a Time, Volume 2

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1854
...days: " Theirs is yon House that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And...day,— There, children dwell who know no parents' care." That wretched parish work-house is gone. No walls of mud—no broken door—no naked rafters...
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