Occupational Disease Quotes (1 quote)
I saw a horrible brown heap on the floor in the corner, which, but for previous experience in this dismal wise, I might not have suspected to be the bed. There was something thrown upon it and I asked what it was. Tis the poor craythur that stays here, sur; and tis very bad she is, tis very bad shes been this long time, and tis better shell never be, and tis slape she doos all day, and tis wake she doos all night, and tis the lead, Sur. The what? The lead, Sur. Sure, tis the lead-mills, where women gets took on at eighteen pence a day, Sur, when they makes application early enough, and is lucky and wanted, and tis lead-pisoned she is, Sur, and some of them gits lead-pisoned soon and some of them gets lead-pisoned later, and some but not many, niver, and tis all according to the constitooshun, Sur, and some constitooshuns is strong, and some is weak, and her constitooshun is lead-pisoned, bad as can be, Sur, and her brain is coming out at her ear, and it hurts her dreadful, and thats what it is and niver no more and niver so less, Sur.