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When I stole a lunch basket out of a farmer's wagon I couldn't help thinking of his chil- dren going all day without food.
Well, they WERE good children -- but just chil- dren, that is all.
He was saying how the first thing he would do when he got to a free State he would go to saving up money and never spend a single cent, and when he got enough he would buy his wife, which was owned on a farm close to where Miss Watson lived; and then they would both work to buy the two chil- dren, and if their master wouldn't sell them, they'd get an Ab'litionist to go and steal them.
The chil- dren awoke tortured with a raging hunger.
The chil- dren unable to work in the field had neither shoes, stockings, jackets, nor trousers, given to them; their clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts per year.
There were three girls, East End factory girls, and a couple of little chil- dren crowded in the cart.
All these dear chil dren had learned to walk on her roomy quarter-deck.