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" ... of the soil, who lived penuriously, and had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. The book of Amos is full of allusions to the sufferings inflicted upon the poor by the hard-hearted aristocracy, by remorseless creditors, by avaricious... "
Susan Hopley, Or, The Adventures of a Maid-servant - Page 238
by Catherine Crowe - 1842 - 280 pages
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Register of Debates in Congress: 19th Congress, 2nd session. Dec. 4, 1826 to ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1829 - 866 pages
...something together, before they began to tax them ; and not lay a tax on poor People in the woods, who had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. The exemption from taxation for five years, seemed to him to have been of great benefit to the State...
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The young emigrants; or, A voyage to Australia. 3 pt. [in 1 vol.].

1850 - 198 pages
...time of which we write, (the melancholy winter of 1846,) it was, as her poor neighbours declared, " as much as they could do to keep body and soul together;" and many a stout miner went to his daily toil in the raw foggy morning without breaking his fast, unwilling...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: March 13, 1826-Feb ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1858 - 802 pages
...something together, before they began to tax them ; and not lay a tax on poor people in the woods, who had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. The exemption from taxation for five years, seemed to him to have been of great benefit to the State...
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Transactions, Volume 13

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Agriculture - 1881 - 532 pages
...reduce their expenditure with a view of acquiring the capital to enable them to improve their position. It was as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. There was only one way, or rather two ways, so far as he could discern, of abating competition in Ireland...
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Transactions, Volume 13

Institution of Surveyors (Great Britain). - Surveying - 514 pages
...reduce their expenditure with a view of acquiring the capital to enable them to improve their position. It was as much as they could do to keep body and sul together. There was only one way, or rather two ways, so far as he could discern, of abating...
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The Books of Joel and Amos

Samuel Rolles Driver - Bible - 1897 - 268 pages
...oppression, from the hard-worked fellahin, the poor cultivators of the soil, who lived penuriously, and had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. The book of Amos is full of allusions to the sufferings inflicted upon the poor by the hard-hearted...
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The Books of Joel and Amos: With Introduction and Notes

Bible - 1898 - 274 pages
...from the hard-worked fellahin, the poor cultiva-^, tors of the soil, who lived penuriously, and had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. The book, of Amos is full of allusions to the sufferings inflicted upon the poor by the . hard-hearted...
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The Bible for Home Reading, Volume 2

Claude Goldsmid Montefiore - Bible - 1900 - 840 pages
...oppression, from the hard-worked fellalrin, the poor cultivators of the soil, who lived penuriously, and had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together. The Book of Amos is full of allusions to the sufferings inflicted upon the poor by the hardhearted...
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Back to Shakespeare

Herbert Morse - Dramatists, English - 1915 - 320 pages
...all along the line and in every direction ; they might be knocked on the head at any moment, and had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together from day to day. And this spirit of concentrated vitality and activity is reflected in Shakespeare....
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Back to Shakespeare

Herbert Morse - Dramatists, English - 1915 - 320 pages
...all along the line and in every direction ; they might be knocked on the head at any moment, and had as much as they could do to keep body and soul together from day to day. And this spirit of concentrated vitality and activity is reflected in Shakespeare....
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