Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Thomas Hood Quotes

    The Song Of The Shirt

    The Song of the Shirt

    With fingers weary and worn,
    With eyelids heavy and red,
    A woman sat, in unwomanly rags,
    Plying her needle and thread--
    Stitch! stitch! stitch!
    In poverty, hunger, and dirt,
    And still with a voice of dolorous pitch

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