Mirror of Literature, 5 (1825), 89.
The Washerwoman's Complaint
I J M
A two-stanza poem tacitly referring to the recently founded Steam Washing Company. It ends: 'Poor washerwomen! every one, / How sorrowful ye seem! / Because we used to wash in smoke, / But now we wash by steam.'
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