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1  I've been in jail," he said, "and I've just got out.
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2  Here were all the inmates of the jail crowded together.
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3  They had put him in jail, and they would keep him here a long time, years maybe.
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4  He had to walk every foot of it, for they had turned him out of jail without a penny in his pockets.
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5  This time Jurgis was bound for the "Bridewell," a petty jail where Cook County prisoners serve their time.
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6  There were ups and downs at the business; but there was always a living, inside of a jail, if not out of it.
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7  He had been in jail only three days for it, and had come out laughing, and had not even lost his place in the packing house.
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8  It reminded him so vividly of the time when he had come home from jail and found Ona dying, that his heart almost stood still.
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9  Being sent to jail had apparently not disturbed his cheerfulness; he had "done time" twice before, it seemed, and he took it all with a frolic welcome.
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10  Only mother said I must come, because you would want to know, and maybe somebody would help your family when they had put you in jail so you couldn't work.
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11  Then they led him to a room and told him to strip for a bath; after which he had to walk down a long gallery, past the grated cell doors of the inmates of the jail.
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12  This acquaintance was useful to him in another way, also before long Jurgis made his discovery of the meaning of "pull," and just why his boss, Connor, and also the pugilist bartender, had been able to send him to jail.
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13  Into this wild-beast tangle these men had been born without their consent, they had taken part in it because they could not help it; that they were in jail was no disgrace to them, for the game had never been fair, the dice were loaded.
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14  This was child's play for him, and he got a dollar and seventy-five cents a day for it; on Saturday he paid Aniele the seventy-five cents a week he owed her for the use of her garret, and also redeemed his overcoat, which Elzbieta had put in pawn when he was in jail.
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15  They took him to a room where other prisoners were waiting and here he stayed until court adjourned, when he had another long and bitterly cold ride in a patrol wagon to the county jail, which is on the north side of the city, and nine or ten miles from the stockyards.
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16  A real fine lady, the little boy explained, a beautiful lady; and she wanted to know all about him, and whether he got the garbage for chickens, and why he walked with a broomstick, and why Ona had died, and how Jurgis had come to go to jail, and what was the matter with Marija, and everything.
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17  It was Scully who was to blame for the unpaved street in which Jurgis's child had been drowned; it was Scully who had put into office the magistrate who had first sent Jurgis to jail; it was Scully who was principal stockholder in the company which had sold him the ramshackle tenement, and then robbed him of it.
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