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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...'illage. Theirs is yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; uman bosoms, quench it or abate. The villas with which...Indian with his belt of beads, Prove it. A breath care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Centennial History of Mason County: Including a Sketch of the Early History ...

Joseph Cochrane - Mason County (Ill.) - 1876 - 352 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 parent's care, Parents who know no children's love, dwell there, Heart-broken matrons on their joyless...
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George Crabbe's Poetical Works: Preface to the Tales. Life

George Crabbe, A. C. Cunningham - 1877 - 523 pages
..."^ Theirs is yon House that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mnd scarce bear the broken door; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And...doleful through the day; — There children dwell jwho know no parent's care; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there! ' Heart-broken matrons...
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The treasury of modern biography, compiled by R. Cochrane, Issue 92

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1878
..." Theirs is yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; e fretwork he makes of their double and single entries I " care ; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ! Heart-broken matrons on their Joyless bed....
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volume 1

Sir Spencer Walpole - Great Britain - 1878
...Theirs is yon house, that holds the parish jx>or, Whose walls of nmd scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours flagging play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through the day. • • • • • Such is that room which one rude l>eam divides, And naked rafters form the sloping...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 544 pages
...OraMe. THEKE, in 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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History of Mifflin County: Its Physical Peculiarities, Soil, Climate, &c ...

Joseph Cochran - Mifflin County (Pa.) - 1879 - 422 pages
...holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the hroken 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 beds,...
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volume 1

Sir Spencer Walpole - Great Britain - 1879
...decency. 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 hums doleful through the day. Such is that room which one rude beam divides, And naked rafters form the sloping sides : Where the...
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The Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - English literature - 1882
..." 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...through the day ; — There children dwell, who know no parent's care — Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there I Dejected widows with unheeded...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...Theirs is yon house that holds the parish poor, Whoso walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; 230 There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through tho day ; — There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parents, who know no children's love,...
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