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The Cry for Justice; An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest the Writings of Philosophers, Poets, Novelists, Social Reformers, and Others Who Have Voiced the Struggle Against Social Injustice, Selected from Twenty-Five Languages, Covering a Period of (Paperback) Loot Price: R376 Discovery Miles 3 760
The Cry for Justice; An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest the Writings of Philosophers, Poets, Novelists, Social...
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The Cry for Justice; An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest the Writings of Philosophers, Poets, Novelists, Social Reformers, and Others Who Have Voiced the Struggle Against Social Injustice, Selected from Twenty-Five Languages, Covering a Period of (Paperback)

Upton Sinclair

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: flfllat By Robert Southey (One of the so-called "Lake School" of English poets, which included Wordsworth and Coleridge; 1774-1843. Poet-Laureate for thirty years. The refrain of this song was the motto of Wat Tyler's rebels, who marched upon London in 1381) I HEN Adam delved and Eve span, Who was then the gentleman?" Wretched is the infant's lot, Born within the straw-roof d cot; Be he generous, wise, or brave, He must only be a slave. Long, long labor, little rest, Still to toil, to be oppress'd; Drain'd by taxes of his store, Punish'd next for being poor: This is the poor wretch's lot, Born within the straw-roof'd cot. While the peasant works,?to sleep, What the peasant sows,?to reap, On the couch of ease to he, Rioting in revelry; Be he villain, be he fool, Still to hold despotic rule, Trampling on his slaves with scorn! This is to be nobly born. "When Adam delved and Eve span, Who was then the gentleman?" I)ott0rfjolti (From "Sartor Resartus") By Thomas Carlylb (See page 31) 4t'T"lHE furniture of this Caravanserai consisted of a large iron Pot, two oaken Tables, two Benches, two Chairs, and a Potheen Noggin. There was a Loft above (attainable by a ladder), upon which the inmates slept; and the space below was divided by a hurdle into two apartments; the one for their cow and pig, the other for themselves and guests. On entering the house we discovered the family, eleven in number, at dinner; the father sitting at the top, the mother at the bottom, the children on each side, of a large oaken Board, which was 'scooped out in the middle, like a trough, to receive the contents of their Pot of Potatoes. Little holes were cut at equal distances to contain Salt; and a bowl of Milk stood on the table; all the luxuries of meat and beer, bread, knive...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Upton Sinclair
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 202
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-07752-1
Barcode: 9780217077521
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-07752-8

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