1 Aniele had given the entire profit of her chickens for several months.
2 He had only been there four months, and he was young, and a giant besides.
3 He has been only six months in America, and the change has not done him good.
4 One of them had been stolen long ago, and not a month passed that some one did not try to steal another.
5 She never got outside of that place for ten months, and then they sent her away, because she didn't suit.
6 And there were hundreds who looked and felt just like him, and who had been wandering about Packingtown for months begging for work.
7 The poor mother was not the same for months after that; the mere sight of the floor where little Kristoforas had crawled about would make her weep.
8 So Ona began thinking of seeking employment herself, saying that if she had even ordinarily good luck, she might be able to take two months off the time.
9 He had no overcoat, and no place to go, and two dollars and sixty-five cents in his pocket, with the certainty that he could not earn another cent for months.
10 They sent for the company doctor, and he examined the foot and told Jurgis to go home to bed, adding that he had probably laid himself up for months by his folly.
11 When finally the doctor left, he told him that he would have to lie quiet for two months, and that if he went to work before that time he might lame himself for life.
12 Here were crops that men had worked for three or four months to prepare, and of which they would lose nearly all unless they could find others to help them for a week or two.
13 As he must certainly be helpless for a couple of months, and had boarded there only six weeks, she decided very quickly that it would not be worth the risk to keep him on trust.
14 The more cases this goose grease is used in, the better luck it brings to the midwife, and so she keeps it upon her kitchen mantelpiece or stowed away in a cupboard with her dirty clothes, for months, and sometimes even for years.
15 They could not possibly manage it decently for less than two hundred dollars, and even though they were welcome to count in the whole of the earnings of Marija and Jonas, as a loan, they could not hope to raise this sum in less than four or five months.
16 It was not until some months afterward that Jurgis understood that the quarrel with the superintendent had been prearranged, and that Harper was in reality drawing a salary of twenty dollars a week from the packers for an inside report of his union's secret proceedings.
17 Very often a man could get no work in Packingtown for months, while a child could go and get a place easily; there was always some new machine, by which the packers could get as much work out of a child as they had been able to get out of a man, and for a third of the pay.
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