By William Shakespeare
Helena schemes with Diana to satisfy Bertram’s conditions and win his love, yet as Bertram’s infidelity and Helena’s deceits are published, the viewers is left to wonder whether, in love, the tip justifies the capability.
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Farm workers, especially from Ireland, migrated to England to work in the mill towns, and many millions more emigrated to North America, especially during the potato famine of the late 1840s. 9 per cent of the population, figures that grew throughout the century. Most younger women sought work in domestic service, family employment, or, for the lower end of the working class, as seamstresses doing piecework or as factory operatives; middle-class women sought work as teachers or governesses. Older women relied on income from property, or if they were without regular income depended upon poor relief under the New Poor Law of 1834 (see also Plate 3).