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‘Friendly Words’

  List of “friendly words,” in Margaret B. Owen, The Secret of Typewriting Speed ( 1917 ).   In one manual, Margaret B. Owen’s The Secret of Typewriting Speed (1917), its author—who declares typewriting a form of art and links … Continue reading

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The Song of the Shirt by Thomas Hood (1799-1845)

With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang … Continue reading

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