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1  In an instant more he fronted the boss.
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2  It was simply some boss who proposed to add a little to his income.
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3  It was said by the boss at Durham's that he had gotten his week's money and left there.
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4  But the man had seen that the boss was watching him; he started on again, pushing his truck.
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5  He knew the room where Ona worked, and he knew Connor, the boss of the loading-gang outside.
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6  When a man came back after that, he would get his place back only by the courtesy of the boss.
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7  The ruler of the district was therefore the Democratic boss, a little Irishman named Mike Scully.
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8  Jurgis was naturally glad to accept, and so the night watchman said a few words to the boss, and he was excused for the rest of the day.
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9  The boss had meant for him to enter, but had not said this, and so it was only when on his way out to hire another man that he came upon Jurgis.
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10  A man could get used to the fertilizer mill, the boss had said, if he would make up his mind to it; but Jurgis now began to see that it was a question of making up his stomach.
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11  The customer had desired to purchase an alarm clock, and the boss had shown him two exactly similar, telling him that the price of one was a dollar and of the other a dollar seventy-five.
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12  She got this because the boss saw that she had the muscles of a man, and so he discharged a man and put Marija to do his work, paying her a little more than half what he had been paying before.
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13  Any one who was considered to be dangerous by them would find that he was not a favorite with his boss; and Marija had been a great hand for going after the foreign people and preaching to them.
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14  Worse than this, the woman lived in a bawdy-house downtown, with a coarse, red-faced Irishman named Connor, who was the boss of the loading-gang outside, and would make free with the girls as they went to and from their work.
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15  There was always the boss prowling about, and if there was a second's delay he would fall to cursing; Lithuanians and Slovaks and such, who could not understand what was said to them, the bosses were wont to kick about the place like so many dogs.
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16  But for the saving of time and fodder, it was the law that cows of that sort came along with the others, and whoever noticed it would tell the boss, and the boss would start up a conversation with the government inspector, and the two would stroll away.
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17  It chanced to be a rush day at Durham's, and all the long morning he limped about with his aching foot; by noontime the pain was so great that it made him faint, and after a couple of hours in the afternoon he was fairly beaten, and had to tell the boss.
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