go to the bit where Mary Ann...
 grows up   goes to school   moves to Coventry   moves to London   changes her name   falls in love   writes stories

Coal Miners...

"Here were powerful men walking queerly with knees bent outward from squatting in the mine, going home to throw themselves down in their blackened flannel and sleep through the daylight, then rise and spend much of their high wages at the ale-house..."

Felix Holt, The Radical (1866) page 78

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Mary Ann thinks of coal mines...
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