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1  That, I believe, is agreed on all hands.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
2  The looms, and wheels, and Hands all out of gear for an hour.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
3  So many hundred Hands in this Mill; so many hundred horse Steam Power.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
4  He held no station among the Hands who could make speeches and carry on debates.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
5  They were now in the black by-road near the place, and the Hands were crowding in.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
6  But his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his Hands are mutes.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
7  He meant to be clear of the town very early; before the Hands were in the streets.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
8  The steam-engines shone with it, the dresses of the Hands were soiled with it, the mills throughout their many stories oozed and trickled it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
9  Childers took one of his hands out of his pockets, stroked his face and chin, and looked, with a good deal of doubt and a little hope, at Mr. Gradgrind.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
10  I know the bricks of this town, and I know the works of this town, and I know the chimneys of this town, and I know the smoke of this town, and I know the Hands of this town.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
11  She came bounding down again in a great hurry, opened a battered and mangy old hair trunk, found it empty, and looked round with her hands clasped and her face full of terror.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
12  Set anywhere, side by side, the work of God and the work of man; and the former, even though it be a troop of Hands of very small account, will gain in dignity from the comparison.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
13  The night being fine, little knots of Hands were here and there lingering at street corners; but it was supper-time with the greater part of them, and there were but few people in the streets.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V
14  For the first time in her life Louisa had come into one of the dwellings of the Coketown Hands; for the first time in her life she was face to face with anything like individuality in connection with them.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
15  Many ears and eyes were busy with a vision of the matter of these placards, among turning spindles, rattling looms, and whirling wheels, for hours afterwards; and when the Hands cleared out again into the streets, there were still as many readers as before.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
16  Opening his arms wide he took her by both her hands, and would have sprung her up and down, after the riding-master manner of congratulating young ladies on their dismounting from a rapid act; but there was no rebound in Sissy, and she only stood before him crying.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
17  Shortly after which oration, as they were going on a nuptial trip to Lyons, in order that Mr. Bounderby might take the opportunity of seeing how the Hands got on in those parts, and whether they, too, required to be fed with gold spoons; the happy pair departed for the railroad.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
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