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Cleghorn in 1917.
The golf links lie so near the mill
That almost every day
The laboring children can look out
And see the men at play.
The poem has a sad ring to it but also tends to be ironic because the working children are watching the adult men play golf. The wording was chosen carefully to add more pronunciation that is more dramatic and emphasize the long, hard and tedious work these children were required to do...
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This behavior is reversed from the norm because usually it would be the children playing while the men were hard at work.
The food these children ate also affected their health. The owners of the factories were responsible for providing their food, however they would not allow them to take a break to eat...
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