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1  Marija was getting to be a skilled beef-trimmer, and was mounting to the heights again.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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2  If he were of the highly skilled workers, he would probably have enough saved up to tide him over.
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3  He would bring to it all the skill that practice had brought him, and he would stand, whoever fell.
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4  The finishing of pants did not take much skill, and anybody could learn it, and so the pay was forever getting less.
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5  The old scale had dealt with the wages of the skilled men only; and of the members of the Meat Workers' Union about two-thirds were unskilled men.
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6  Mrs. Olszewski, who lived next door, and had a husband who was a skilled cattle butcher, but a drinking man, gave nearly half a dollar, enough to raise the whole sum to a dollar and a quarter.
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7  They had fooled the company, however, for her son was a skilled man, who made as high as a hundred dollars a month, and as he had had sense enough not to marry, they had been able to pay for the house.
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8  The painting of cans being skilled piecework, and paying as much as two dollars a day, Marija burst in upon the family with the yell of a Comanche Indian, and fell to capering about the room so as to frighten the baby almost into convulsions.
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9  The oldest of them, little Stanislovas, was but thirteen, and small for his age at that; and while the oldest son of Szedvilas was only twelve, and had worked for over a year at Jones's, Jurgis would have it that Stanislovas should learn to speak English, and grow up to be a skilled man.
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