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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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The Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1895
...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 parent's care — Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there ! Dejected widows with unheeded...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 10

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...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, Forsaken...
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Selections from the British Satirists: With an Introductory Essay by Cecil ...

Cecil Headlam - English literature - 1897 - 329 pages
...away ; When the sad tenant weeps from door to door, And begs a poor protection from the poor ! . . . 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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Selections from the British Satirists: With an Introductory Essay by Cecil ...

Cecil Headlam - English literature - 1897 - 329 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...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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Some Aspects of English Life as Seen in the Works of George Crabbe and ...

Edna Chynoweth - 1897 - 264 pages
...Houses. "Theirs is yon Homeethat 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; Parwnts who know no childrens1 love, dwell there'. Неагъ-broken matrons on their joyless...
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Tales 1812 and Selected Poems

Crabbe - Literary Criticism - 1967 - 484 pages
...Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door ; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, 230 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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The Parish Chest: A Study of the Records of Parochial Administration in England

W. E. Tate, William Edward Tate - History - 1969 - 369 pages
...poor — Where 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 ! Heartbroken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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The Decline of Life: Old Age in Eighteenth-Century England

Susannah R. Ottaway - History - 2004 - 322 pages
...rest. 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...the day There children dwell. who know no parents' care: Parents, who know no children's love, dwell therel Heartbroken matrons on their joyless hed....
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Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850: Select Economic And Social ...

Richard L. Tames - Business & Economics - 2005 - 224 pages
...I 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...day — There children dwell, who know no parents' care; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there! Heartbroken matrons on their joyless bed,...
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