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" one half of the world does not know how the other half lives. "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Página 209
1824
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Burton brothers

Laura L. Pratt - 1882
...knowing that his wife was one of the best-dressed women in the room. It has been very truly said " that one half of the world does not know how the other half lives." Mr. and Mrs. Percy Burton never gave a thought as to what became of their coachman after he had put...
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The Dawn, a Church and home journal

...may our American brother live to preach Christ glorified. * * # It is an old, but true saying, that "one half of the world does not know how the other half lives." It is astounding that in this wonderful Nineteenth Century there should be thousands of human beings...
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Good Words, Volumen24

1883
...guidance and protection. Taken generally, the locality affords a practical illustration of the saying that one half of the world does not know how the other half lives. It lies well inland in that half world situated on Poverty's side of the social gulf, and the supposed...
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The Banker's Magazine, Volumen3

1849
...could never become great producers. SPLENDOR WITHOUT MEANS. From Chambers' Edinburgh Journal. THAT one half of the world does not know how the other half lives, is a sweeping axiom, which, if not literally true, is near enough to truth for an adage. There is, however,...
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Publications, Volumen18

Buffalo Historical Society - 1914
...gates of our city, some are exiled by extreme poverty; but nothing is more true than the proverb : "One half of the world does not know how the other half lives." All these people would be less miserable in America, especially if they would take with them some virtue...
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Mexico, Land of the Plumed Serpent

Clara Louise Grant, Jane Werner Watson - 1907 - 111 páginas
...anxious for the future, harems are openly indulged on some of the haciendas in Mexico. That one-half of the world does not know how the other half lives, is an old saying; but, notwithstanding, one would not now expect to find millions of people next door,...
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The Twentieth Century, Volumen28

1890
...within sight of boundless wealth, and outside the control of the Christian Church. How true it is that one half of the world does not know how the other half lives or what it thinks ! The wealthy are in cons-tant danger of listening to flatterers who prophesy smooth...
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The Discovery of Poverty in the United States

Robert Hamlett Bremner - 364 páginas
...foreign to American experience and menacing to conventional standards of decency. "It is often said that 'one half of the world does not know how the other half lives,' " observed the pioneer sanitary reformer, Dr. John H. Griscom, in the 1840's. Almost half a century...
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The Rise of David Levinsky

Abraham Cahan - 1993 - 538 páginas
...The phrase was originally used by the French writer Rabelais (1494-1553) in Gargantua and Pantagruel: "One half of the world does not know how the other half lives." 299: Yiddish, which is merely a German dialect: Modern linguists 35 consider Yiddish a language, not...
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Notebooks: Selections from the A.M. Klein Papers

Abraham Moses Klein - 1994 - 260 páginas
...from body removable does multiply life by two - dexterity is amplified, etc. 2. Altemativeness in sex. One half of the world does not know how the other half feels. Would social order be too greatly upset if at given or willed periods in life, male should have...
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