Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.

Book II: The Chasm

The contrast between riches and poverty; the protest of common sense against a condition of society where one-tenth of the people own nine-tenths of the wealth.
Wat Tyler—Robert Southey (1774–1843)
The Poor-Slave Household (From “Sartor Resartus”)—Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)
Charles Maurice De Talleyrand (1754–1838)
The Lotus Eaters—Alfred Tennyson (1809–92)
Yeast—Charles Kingsley (1819–75)
Alton Locke—Charles Kingsley (1819–75)
Looking Backward—Edward Bellamy (1850–98)
Rich and Poor—Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
A Tale of Two Cities—Charles Dickens (1812–70)
Paris—By Émile Zola (1840–1902)
King Hunger—Leonid Andreyev (1871–1919)
London—Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
London—William Blake (1757–1827)
A Life for a Life—Robert Herrick (1868–1938)
Isabella, or The Pot of Basil—John Keats (1795–1821)
The Sons of Martha—Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
Reflections Upon Poverty (From “The New Grub Street”)—George Gissing (1857–1903)
The Veins of Wealth—John Ruskin (1819–1900)
Lynggaard & Co.—Hjalmar Bergström
My Religion—Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
The Octopus—Frank Norris (1870–1902)
Anatole France (1844–1924)
Progress and Poverty—Henry George (1839–97)