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1  The person entering would have to summon his courage as for a cold-water plunge.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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2  It was a bitter and cruel experience, and it plunged them into an agony of despair.
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3  One day, however, he took the plunge, and drank up all that he had in his pockets, and went home half "piped," as the men phrase it.
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4  It was like seeing the world fall away from underneath his feet; like plunging down into a bottomless abyss into yawning caverns of despair.
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5  But he stuck by the family nevertheless, for they reminded him of his old happiness; and when things went wrong he could solace himself with a plunge into the Socialist movement.
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6  Now and then, when the bosses were not looking, you would see them plunging their feet and ankles into the steaming hot carcass of the steer, or darting across the room to the hot-water jets.
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7  Then he came into the business part of the city, where the streets were sewers of inky blackness, with horses sleeping and plunging, and women and children flying across in panic-stricken droves.
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8  Seeing the throng, Marija abandoned precipitately the debate concerning the ancestors of her coachman, and, springing from the moving carriage, plunged in and proceeded to clear a way to the hall.
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9  It would catch his feet and try to trip him; it would build itself into a wall before him to beat him back; and he would fling himself into it, plunging like a wounded buffalo, puffing and snorting in rage.
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10  Once crowded in here, the creatures were prisoned, each in a separate pen, by gates that shut, leaving them no room to turn around; and while they stood bellowing and plunging, over the top of the pen there leaned one of the "knockers," armed with a sledge hammer, and watching for a chance to deal a blow.
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