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Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest.  1915.
 
December 31st

By Lascelles Abercrombie

(Contemporary English poet)
 
WHAT is he hammering there,
  That devil swinking in Hell?
Oh, he forges a cunning New Year,
  God knows he does it well.
 
Mill and harrow and rake,        5
  A restless enginery
Of men and women to make
  Cruelty, Harlotry.
 
 
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