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Title The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Page 814
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Text steered the cart into the kerb and halted as they went past. There were about three hundred men altogether, marching four abreast. They carried three large white banners with black letters, `Thanks to our Subscribers' `In aid of Genuine Unemployed', `The Children must be Fed'. Although there were a number of artisans in the procession, the majority of the men belonged to what is called the unskilled labourer class. The skilled artisan does not as a rule take part in such a procession except as a very last resource ...
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