Publications of the Catholic Truth Society, 1897, Vol. 33 (Classic Reprint)

Publications of the Catholic Truth Society, 1897, Vol. 33 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Publications of the Catholic Truth Society, 1897, Vol. 33 In one of the rooms of the most wretched of thes tenements lay a little girl about twelve years of age A broken staircase led up to the place, which w divided by a rough sort of boarding from the sleeping dens of the other lodgers in the house - you could no dignify such places by the names of homes! Eao room had its distinct family - its tale of woe, mise and sin; and the one which I now entered was 11 exception. Yet, in one way, all were alike; there wa always the old story. Father out of work, and continu ally drunk; mother grown reckless from despair children half naked, and more than half starved, crouch ing in the doorways, or quarrelling over some broke toy in the dirty landing-place. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243090986
  • 9780243090983