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  • All three main parties are acutely aware of how closely the by-election will be watched and have trotted out their top brass to woo the voters in this former cotton-mill town of 100,000 located just east of Manchester in north-west England.

    By-Election Tests U.K. Coalition Resolve

  • All three main parties are acutely aware of how closely the by-election will be watched and have trotted out their top brass to woo the voters in this former cotton-mill town of 100,000 located just east of Manchester in north-west England.

    By-Election Tests U.K. Coalition Resolve

  • Owen, Robert (1771 – 1858): the Welsh social reformer and cotton-mill owner who built a model town for his factory workers at

    Index of People

  • Jackson later complained that sportswriters described him as "an ignorant cotton-mill boy with nothing but lint where my brains ought to be" -- on the evidence of this scheme, they were right.

    Michael Kaplan: "A Hell of a Brainy Plan": Remembering the Black Sox

  • In less polite terminology they were lintheads (cotton-mill hands), blue-collar workers, menials.

    Ann Medlock: Where Are the Voice of -- and for -- the Poor?

  • There is a furniture establishment in Baker Street, London, which employs perhaps eighty hands, and we are rather inclined to boast of it, but we must keep silence when we hear of a factory as large as a Manchester cotton-mill, five stones high, where 260 hands are constantly employed in making chairs, tables, and bedsteads.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • In less polite terminology they were lintheads (cotton-mill hands), blue-collar workers, menials.

    Where are the Voices of -and for - the Poor?

  • “Yes, I am Dinah Morris, and I work in the cotton-mill when I am at home.”

    Adam Bede

  • She cared nothing for his cotton-mill — the Goodwood patent left her imagination absolutely cold.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • "Why his stomach," drawled Archie B., "it's a little differunt from a cotton-mill, but it grinds 'em to death all the same."

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

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