"But she can't go to the workhouse," said Pollyooly in a deeply shocked tone.
The other went on lecturing her, predicting they would end in the workhouse.
Mr. Bumble had married Mrs. Corney, and was master of the workhouse.
If he did not take little Harry, the boy must go into the workhouse.
Having pretty sharp eyes of our own, we both of us knew that a workhouse was no fit place for her.
The workhouse was begun in 1787, but has been largely added to since then.
I ventured to inquire into a practice I knew existed in the workhouse of selling food.
A little spendthrift who will bring us all to the workhouse!
In the workhouse she will be given other clothes to work in, and will thus avoid the hardship of which Mrs. Higgs complains.
This stocking was all the luggage I had when I first entered the Leamington workhouse.