A Child of the Jago

Out in the Jago the pale dawn brought a cooler air and the chance of sleep. From the paving of Old Jago Street sad grey faces, open-mouthed, looked upwards as far from the Valley of Dry Bones. 

Arthur Morrison's A Child of the Jago, Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, Tower Hamlets, E2
Arthur Morrison's A Child of the Jago, Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, Tower Hamlets, E2

Down by Jago Row the coshed subject, with blood  dry on his face, felt the colder air, and moved a leg. 

From Arthur Morrison’s A Child of the Jago (1896)

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