1 Jurgis went home, carrying these new tidings to the family council.
2 In a work thus carried out, not much thought was given to the welfare of the laborers.
3 She dragged him back into the kitchen, half carrying him, for he had gone all to pieces.
4 They carried him to a dry place and laid him on the floor, and that night two of the men helped him home.
5 Once he got a chance to load a truck for half a day, and again he carried an old woman's valise and was given a quarter.
6 Everybody laughed at them, for Tamoszius was petite and frail, and Marija could have picked him up and carried him off under one arm.
7 In the stockyards this was only in national and state elections, for in local elections the Democratic Party always carried everything.
8 Now there came footsteps outside, and, as he opened the door a man in livery entered, carrying a folding table, and behind him two men with covered trays.
9 At the end of it the girl who had carried the red flag went downtown and got a position in a great department store, at a salary of two dollars and a half a week.
10 Scully held an important party office in the state, and bossed even the mayor of the city, it was said; it was his boast that he carried the stockyards in his pocket.
11 These discussed the political situation from every point of view, and all that troubled Jurgis was the impossibility of carrying off but a small part of the treasures they offered him.
12 The next day they went to the house; and when the men came from work they ate a few hurried mouthfuls at Aniele's, and then set to work at the task of carrying their belongings to their new home.
13 In the end, by their sheer weight, they choked the breath out of him, and then they carried him to the company police station, where he lay still until they had summoned a patrol wagon to take him away.
14 There were the beef-luggers, who carried two-hundred-pound quarters into the refrigerator-cars; a fearful kind of work, that began at four o'clock in the morning, and that wore out the most powerful men in a few years.
15 Christmas was almost come; and because the snow still held, and the searching cold, morning after morning Jurgis half carried his wife to her post, staggering with her through the darkness; until at last, one night, came the end.
16 For his cell mate Jurgis had an Italian fruit seller who had refused to pay his graft to the policeman, and been arrested for carrying a large pocketknife; as he did not understand a word of English our friend was glad when he left.
17 Already the yards were full of activity; cattle were being unloaded from the cars in the distance, and across the way the "beef-luggers" were toiling in the darkness, carrying two-hundred-pound quarters of bullocks into the refrigerator cars.
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