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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 ...
In the small town each citizen had done something in his own way to build the community. The town booster had a vision of the futu ...
He is no longer a city dweller who has even once in his life caught a ruff or seen how, on clear and cool autumn days, flocks of m ...
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 ...
The light, the turf, and all that grows now urge
The uncertain dweller blinking to emerge....
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