Workhouse Characters, and other sketches of the life of the poor. by Nevinson

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Author Nevinson, Margaret Wynne
LoC No. 19005919
Title Workhouse Characters, and other sketches of the life of the poor.
Contents Eunice Smith: drunk -- Detained by marital authority -- A Welsh sailor -- The vow -- Blind and deaf -- "And behold, the babe wept" -- "Mary, Mary, pity women!" -- The suicide -- Publicans and harlots -- Old Inky -- A daughter of the state -- In the phthisis ward -- An Irish Catholic -- An obscure conversationalist -- Mothers -- "Your son's your son" -- "Too old at forty" -- In the lunatic asylum -- The sweep's legacy -- An alien -- "Widows indeed!" -- The runaway -- "A girl! God help her!" -- On the permanent list -- The pauper and the old-age pension -- The evacuation of the workhouse.
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Language English
LoC Class HV: Social sciences: Social pathology, Social and Public Welfare
Subject Poor -- England -- London
Subject London (England) -- Social conditions
Subject Workhouses -- England -- London
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EBook-No. 40881
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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