O'Reilly logo

Plenty and Want, 3rd Edition by John Burnett, Proffessor John Burnett

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

7

Rural England: romance and reality

 

 

 

He used to tramp off to his work while town folk were abed,

With nothing in his belly but a slice or two of bread;

He dined upon potatoes, and he never dreamed of meat

Except a lump of bacon fat sometimes by way of treat.

Agricultural Labourers’ Union Ballad1

The cottage homes of England,

By thousands on her plains,

They are smiling o’er the silvery brook

And round the hamlet fanes.

From glowing orchards forth they peep,

Each from its nook of leaves.

And fearless there the lowly sleep

As the birds beneath ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required