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1  His labor took him about one minute to learn.
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2  Afterward, as cheaper labor had come, these Germans had moved away.
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3  She wears a white shirtwaist, which represents, perhaps, half a week's labor painting cans.
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4  Meantime the packers had set themselves definitely to the task of making a new labor force.
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5  Sooner or later, by this plan, they would have all the floating labor of Chicago trained to do their work.
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6  The price is the labor it has cost to make and deliver it, and it is determined by the first principles of arithmetic.
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7  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.
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8  A new union was the result of this outburst, but the impromptu strike went to pieces in three days, owing to the rush of new labor.
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9  There were many nonunion men among the Lithuanians, and with these he would labor and wrestle in prayer, trying to show them the right.
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10  What the hog thought of it, and what he suffered, were not considered; and no more was it with labor, and no more with the purchaser of meat.
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11  In the states of the far South the labor of convicts is leased to contractors, and when there are not convicts enough they have to be supplied.
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12  Sometimes they came of themselves, and the saloon-keepers shared with them; or sometimes they were handled by agencies, the same as the labor army.
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13  In the city there was a combination of employers, representing hundreds of millions of capital, and formed for the purpose of crushing the labor unions.
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14  It was a summer of prosperity, all over the country, and the country ate generously of packing house products, and there was plenty of work for all the family, in spite of the packers' efforts to keep a superfluity of labor.
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15  It was all highly specialized labor, each man having his task to do; generally this would consist of only two or three specific cuts, and he would pass down the line of fifteen or twenty carcasses, making these cuts upon each.
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16  Of these there was an army, the huge surplus labor army of society; called into being under the stern system of nature, to do the casual work of the world, the tasks which were transient and irregular, and yet which had to be done.
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17  As soon as the birth agony was over, and the wounds of society had been healed, there would be established a simple system whereby each man was credited with his labor and debited with his purchases; and after that the processes of production, exchange, and consumption would go on automatically, and without our being conscious of them, any more than a man is conscious of the beating of his heart.
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