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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
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1856 - 762 pages
..."Theirs is yon house thai holds the parish poor, WhoM walla of mud scarce bear the broken door ; l'hère, where the putrid vapours flagging play, And the dull...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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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 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...day, — There children dwell, who know no parents' care — Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons, on their joyless...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 544 pages
...walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapors, flugging, play, And tho l my wanderings round this world uf care, In all my griefs — and God has given my care, Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...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 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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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred Exercises ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 504 pages
...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 parent's care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Dejected widows with unheeded tears,...
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Once Upon a Time

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1859 - 531 pages
...parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours, nagging, play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through the...day, — There, children dwell who know no parents' care.' That wretched parish workhouse is gone. No walls ct mud — no broken door — no naked rafters...
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Temple Bar, Volume 10

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1864
..." Theirs is yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce hear 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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George Crabbe: a Biography

Edward Clodd - 1865 - 76 pages
...Crabbe. " There is yon House that holds the pariah poor, Whose wafts 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 Ordinance of Levites

James Suter - Levites - 1867 - 96 pages
...way," (Edinburgh Review, No. 138.) No. VIII. DISCOMFORTS OF THE POOEHOUSE. From Crabbe's " Village." 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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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 11-12

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - English literature - 1869
...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 day ; There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; * A pauper who, being nearly past his labour,...
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