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Through the mill: The life of a mill-boy
How many thousand pens are busy reporting and recording mill life! It is a splendid commentary on the fineness of our social conscience that there are so many champions on behalf of overworked boys and girls. Coming now, to take its place among the multitudes of investigations and faithful records of factory life, is this frank, absolutely real and dispassionate Autobiographywritten by a mill-boy who has lived the experiences of this book. So far as can be found this is the first time that such an Autobiography has been printed in English. Since its appearance in the Outlook, the Autobiography has been entirely rewritten and new chapters have been added, so that the book will be practically new to anyone who chanced to read the Outlook chapters. As old Bill Scroggs was wont to boast: Hadfield was in the right proper place, it being in the best shire in the Kingdom. Darby-shir (Derbyshire) is where Mr. George Eliot (only he said Helliot) got his Adam Bede frum (only he said Hadam Bede). Darby-shir is where Hum-fry Ward (he pronounced it Waard) placed the Histry o Davvid Grieve. If that dont top off the glory, it is Darby-shir that has geen to the waarld Florence Nightengale, Hangel of the British Harmy! ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 68521
Author: Brown, Frederic Kenyon
Release Date: Jul 14, 2022
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
Publication Date: 1911
Publisher Country: United States
Illustrator: Benda, Wladyslaw T. (Wladyslaw Theodore), 1873-1948
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