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1  Such was the home to which the new arrivals were welcomed.
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2  So Jurgis went home with a heavy heart, and that spring and summer toiled and tried hard to forget.
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3  It was nearly a year and a half ago that Jurgis had met Ona, at a horse fair a hundred miles from home.
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4  Jurgis was determined that Teta Elzbieta should stay at home to keep house, and that Ona should help her.
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5  The older people have dances from home, strange and complicated steps which they execute with grave solemnity.
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6  At home, also, there was more good news; so much of it at once that there was quite a celebration in Aniele's hall bedroom.
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7  Later that afternoon he and Ona went out to take a walk and look about them, to see more of this district which was to be their home.
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8  They behold home landscapes and childhood scenes returning; old loves and friendships begin to waken, old joys and griefs to laugh and weep.
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9  Yet, when they saw the home of the Widow Jukniene they could not but recoil, even so, in all their journey they had seen nothing so bad as this.
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10  And this is their utterance; merry and boisterous, or mournful and wailing, or passionate and rebellious, this music is their music, music of home.
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11  When he reaches home he is not sure whether she has fainted or is asleep, but when he has to hold her with one hand while he unlocks the door, he sees that she has opened her eyes.
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12  When they paid him off he dodged the company gamblers and dramshops, and so they tried to kill him; but he escaped, and tramped it home, working at odd jobs, and sleeping always with one eye open.
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13  Marija has apparently concluded about two hours ago that if the altar in the corner, with the deity in soiled white, be not the true home of the muses, it is, at any rate, the nearest substitute on earth attainable.
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14  Sometimes visitors from the packing houses would wander out to see this "dump," and they would stand by and debate as to whether the children were eating the food they got, or merely collecting it for the chickens at home.
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15  It was arranged that they should leave the following spring, and meantime Jurgis sold himself to a contractor for a certain time, and tramped nearly four hundred miles from home with a gang of men to work upon a railroad in Smolensk.
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16  These buildings, made of brick and stained with innumerable layers of Packingtown smoke, were painted all over with advertising signs, from which the visitor realized suddenly that he had come to the home of many of the torments of his life.
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17  Her home was unthinkably filthy; you could not enter by the front door at all, owing to the mattresses, and when you tried to go up the backstairs you found that she had walled up most of the porch with old boards to make a place to keep her chickens.
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