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THE PINCH OF POVERTY

Sufferings and Heroism of the London Poor

BY
"THE RIVERSIDE VISITOR"
AUTHOR OF "THE GREAT ARMY" ETC.

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

LONDON
ISBISTER AND COMPANY LIMITED
15 & 16 TAVISTOCK STREET COVENT GARDEN
1892

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Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are to assist in supporting it."
    - RICHTER



CHAPTER I - THE LITTLE MOTHER
CHAPTER II - "THE GOOD TIME COMING"
CHAPTER III - "LIONS' PROVIDERS"
CHAPTER IV - MRS. BUNDLEWOOD
CHAPTER V - "MITEY"
CHAPTER VI - "BOOKEY"
CHAPTER VII - "HARD ON THE CHILDREN"
CHAPTER VIII - NURSE NINE
CHAPTER IX - WELL KNOWN TO THE POLICE
CHAPTER X - THE RICH VAGRANT
CHAPTER XI - AN "OLD SOLDIER"
CHAPTER XII - THE PARSON'S EXPERIMENT
CHAPTER XIII - A ROOKERY DISTRICT
CHAPTER XIV - "ALL HOT!"
CHAPTER XV - GOING UNDER
CHAPTER XVI - A TOUCH OF NATURE
CHAPTER XVII - "WHILE-YOU-WAIT"
CHAPTER XVIII - THE WORKMAN'S WHIRLPOOL
CHAPTER XIX - A SINGLE-ROOM HOME
CHAPTER XX - FREE DINNER CHILDREN
CHAPTER XXI - PARTING WITH THE HOME
CHAPTER XXII - MY SEA-GOING FOLKS
CHAPTER XXIII - A WASTED LIFE
CHAPTER XXIV - THE RELIEVING OFFICE

 

source: [Thomas Wright], The Pinch of Poverty, 1892