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Charlotte Bronte: on social injustices and Rightful Consequences


As to the sufferers, whose sole inheritance was labor, and who had lost that inheritance; who could not get work, and consequently could not get wages, and consequently could not get bread; they were left to suffer on, perhaps inevitably left. 

(The context from Shirley Ch. 2)

Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) Discuss