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Subject: POORHOUSES
Matches Found: 6

AT AN ALMSHOUSE, by LEWIS MORRIS (1833-1907)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beneath these shadows holy
Last Line: Until the end be come.
Subject(s): Poorhouses; Workhouses


HANNELE, by GERHART HAUPTMANN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Abide with us in mercy
Last Line: Eia popeia, to heaven above.
Subject(s): Child Psychology; Dreams; Poorhouses; Stepfathers; Nightmares; Workhouses


SONNET WRITTEN IN A WORKHOUSE, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, blessed ease! No more of heaven I ask
Last Line: Must be to me a castle in the air.
Subject(s): Poorhouses; Writing & Writers; Workhouses


SPRING TO THE POORHOUSE, by BEULA CHAMBERLAIN    Poem Text            
First Line: Once when spring came these eyes were lifted up
Last Line: Know only that she brings hot days, and flies.
Subject(s): Kindness; Poorhouses; Spring; Youth; Workhouses


THE WORKHOUSE BOY, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: The cloth vos laid in the vorkhouse hall
Last Line: That he vos push'd in by the overseers
Subject(s): Children;christmas;crimes & Criminals;poorhouses; "childhood;nativity, The;workhouses;


THE WORKHOUSE CLOCK; AN ALLEGORY, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a murmur in the air
Last Line: And takes its time from heaven!
Subject(s): Poorhouses; Workhouses