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"Ask the perfumers, ask the blacking-makers, ask the hatters, ask the old lottery-office keepers--ask any man among 'em what my po ...
What is a slum?... it is something that mostly exists in the imaginations of middle-class do-gooders and bureaucrats: people who d ...
I've been in many of them and to some extent I would have to say this: If you've seen one city slum you've seen them all.
One of the saddest sights of the slums is to see the thrifty wife of the working man, with her rosy brood of children, used to cou ...
The daily lesson of slum life, visualised, reiterated, of low standards, vile living, obscenity, profanity, impurity, is bound to ...
... several generations of slum environment will produce a slum heredity ...
You can be slum-born and slum-bred and still achieve something worth while; but it is a stupid inverted snobbishness to be proud o ...
Two wooden tubs of blue hydrangeas stand at the foot of the stone steps.
The sky is a blue gum streaked with rose. The trees
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Mankind which began in a cave and behind a windbreak will end in the disease-soaked ruins of a slum.
... the aspiring immigrant ... is not content to progress alone. Solitary success is imperfect success in his eyes. He must take h ...
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