Whatever the source of any Gaudy Welsh you may come across, one thing is certain: sweated labour
produced it, much of the work being done by children sometimes as young as eight.
The city council, said a third, was relying on sweated labour
from Scandinavia, and depriving hard-pressed workers in Scotland and Cornwall of employment.
Armies of men fashioned steel rolled in Scots steelworks and made molten on fires fuelled by the sweated labour
of a hundred Scots coalmines.
Feminist writers joined in 'the clothes wars,' attacking the many levels of exploitation: the sweated labour
of women millinery workers; the 'living in' regimes of women retail shop staff; the genteel fictions that cloaked the industry's general enthrallment of their sex.
Poorer sweated labour
proliferated in the manufacturing trades creating much more competitive markets for both goods and the labour that manufactured them.