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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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William Ewart Gladstone and His Contemporaries: Fifty Years of ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Archer - Great Britain - 1883
...of a country workhouse could never be forgotten by any who had once read it : — "There, whero tho putrid vapours flagging play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through the day," nor could the story of Phoebe Dawson. Crabbe was a man of extreme gentleness and meekness, who never...
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885
...century, we can see yon house that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mnd scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours flagging play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through the day. 23. Crabbe's style, like the style of every genuine writer and thinker, is not to be dissociated from...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford - Literature - 1888
...pariah poor. Whose wall» of mud ncarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid таронгв flagging play. And the dull wheel hums doleful through the day ;— There children dwell who know no parent'« саге ; Parent«, who know no children'» love, dwell there ; Heart broken matron» on...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 60

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1889
...more. Theirs is yon House that holds the parish poor, Whose wallз of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And...day ; — There children dwell who know no parents' care ; Parente who know no children's love dwell there ! Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 60

1889
...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 ; Parents who know no children's love dwell there ! Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860

George Saintsbury - English literature - 1890 - 451 pages
...CRABBE. , 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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Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860

George Saintsbury - English literature - 1890 - 451 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 ; Parents who know no children's love dwell there ! Heart-broken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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Contributions of physicians to English and American literature

Robert C. Kenner - 1892 - 93 pages
...Village."} There, 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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An Introduction to the Study of the Dependent, Defective and Delinquent Classes

Charles Richmond Henderson - Charities - 1893 - 277 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 Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vарours 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 lore, dwell there ; Heart-broken matrons on their joyless...
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