Notes and Reflections on Books and Media, sometimes with ponies.

Some of Us Have Jobs

#welfare #charlesdickens #poor

Union workhouses were 19th century means-tests to get food relief and some straw to sleep on. Treadmills were sometimes a useful source of human-power, often merely an activity.

A Christmas Carol In Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

by Charles Dickens

Published: 1843

Project Gutenberg
Post Date: 2020-12-21
by Hannah Leitheiser