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1  It was as if he had struck a knife into her.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
2  He had no knife, but with some labor he broke himself a good stout club, and, armed with this, he marched down the road again.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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3  Your hands are slippery, and your knife is slippery, and you are toiling like mad, when somebody happens to speak to you, or you strike a bone.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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4  He ate as with two shovels, his fork in one hand and his knife in the other; when he once got started his wolf-hunger got the better of him, and he did not stop for breath until he had cleared every plate.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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5  On the killing beds you were apt to be covered with blood, and it would freeze solid; if you leaned against a pillar, you would freeze to that, and if you put your hand upon the blade of your knife, you would run a chance of leaving your skin on it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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6  Out of the horns of the cattle they made combs, buttons, hairpins, and imitation ivory; out of the shinbones and other big bones they cut knife and toothbrush handles, and mouthpieces for pipes; out of the hoofs they cut hairpins and buttons, before they made the rest into glue.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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7  Of the butchers and floorsmen, the beef-boners and trimmers, and all those who used knives, you could scarcely find a person who had the use of his thumb; time and time again the base of it had been slashed, till it was a mere lump of flesh against which the man pressed the knife to hold it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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