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1  He had no money, and no place to sleep; he must begin begging again.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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2  Day after day she wandered about the yards begging a job, but this time without hope of finding it.
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3  Little Juozapas, who was near crazy with hunger these days, had gone out on the street to beg for himself.
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4  Even if he took to begging, he would be at a disadvantage, for reasons which he was to discover in good time.
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5  For another ten days he roamed the streets and alleys of the huge city, sick and hungry, begging for any work.
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6  And so Jurgis marched into the hog-killing room, a place where, in the days gone by, he had come begging for a job.
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7  This was called "speeding up the gang," and if any man could not keep up with the pace, there were hundreds outside begging to try.
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8  And there were hundreds who looked and felt just like him, and who had been wandering about Packingtown for months begging for work.
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9  Poor Elzbieta was ashamed of herself for having told so woeful a tale, and the other had to beg and plead with her to get her to go on.
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10  That blizzard knocked many a man out, for the crowd outside begging for work was never greater, and the packers would not wait long for any one.
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11  Meantime, Teta Elzbieta would go and beg, over in the Hyde Park district, and the children would bring home enough to pacify Aniele, and keep them all alive.
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12  Elzbieta would explain to him that it could not be helped, that a woman was subject to such things when she was pregnant; but he was hardly to be persuaded, and would beg and plead to know what had happened.
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13  He had been likewise to all the stores and saloons for a mile about, begging for some little thing to do; and everywhere they had ordered him out, sometimes with curses, and not once even stopping to ask him a question.
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14  It was the same with Jurgis, who consigned the unfit to destruction, while going about all day sick at heart because of his poor old father, who was wandering somewhere in the yards begging for a chance to earn his bread.
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15  Elzbieta was out begging now, a few pennies from each of the neighbors, to get enough to pay for a mass for her; and the children were upstairs starving to death, while he, good-for-nothing rascal, had been spending their money on drink.
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16  As there was no one from whom he could borrow there, and he dared not beg for fear of being arrested, it was arranged that every day he should meet one of the children and be given fifteen cents of their earnings, upon which he could keep going.
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17  So he would carry on, becoming half hysterical himself, which was an unbearable thing to see in a big man; Ona would pull herself together and fling herself into his arms, begging him to stop, to be still, that she would be better, it would be all right.
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