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The Bone Grubber

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The Bone Grubber

The Bone Grubbers go abroad daily to find in the streets, and carry away with them such things as bones, rags, “pure” (or dogs’-dung), which no one appropriates. These they sell, and on that sale support a wretched life.

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London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew - Published 1851 - Available from books.google.com
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