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1  This was fortunate for her, for a few minutes later the police reserves arrived.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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2  Here he stayed, breakfastless, for two hours, until the throng was driven away by the clubs of the police.
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3  About noon he went to the police station to make inquiries, and then came back again for another anxious vigil.
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4  On the morrow, before daybreak, there were three thousand at Durham's, and the police reserves had to be sent for to quell the riot.
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5  In the morning Jurgis was given a cup of water and a piece of bread, and then hustled into a patrol wagon and driven to the nearest police court.
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6  The law forbade Sunday drinking; and this had delivered the saloon-keepers into the hands of the police, and made an alliance between them necessary.
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7  He was working among the theater crowds, flitting here and there, taking large chances with the police, in his desperation half hoping to be arrested.
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8  Duane had already explained to Jurgis that if a man of their trade were known he would have to work all the time to satisfy the demands of the police.
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9  Ona was not yet buried; but the police had been notified, and on the morrow they would put the body in a pine coffin and take it to the potter's field.
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10  Those out-of-work wretches would stand about the packing houses every morning till the police drove them away, and then they would scatter among the saloons.
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11  Then Jurgis fought like a wild beast to get into the big Harrison Street police station, and slept down in a corridor, crowded with two other men upon a single step.
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12  That winter he would have a hard time, on account of his arm, and because of an unwonted fit of activity of the police; but so long as he was unknown to them he would be safe if he were careful.
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13  In the end, by their sheer weight, they choked the breath out of him, and then they carried him to the company police station, where he lay still until they had summoned a patrol wagon to take him away.
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14  Jurgis attended and got half insane with drink, and began quarreling over a girl; his arm was pretty strong by then, and he set to work to clean out the place, and ended in a cell in the police station.
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15  The police station being crowded to the doors, and stinking with "bums," Jurgis did not relish staying there to sleep off his liquor, and sent for Halloran, who called up the district leader and had Jurgis bailed out by telephone at four o'clock in the morning.
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16  There was the police department, and the fire and water departments, and the whole balance of the civil list, from the meanest office boy to the head of a city department; and for the horde who could find no room in these, there was the world of vice and crime, there was license to seduce, to swindle and plunder and prey.
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17  Every day the police net would drag hundreds of them off the streets, and in the detention hospital you might see them, herded together in a miniature inferno, with hideous, beastly faces, bloated and leprous with disease, laughing, shouting, screaming in all stages of drunkenness, barking like dogs, gibbering like apes, raving and tearing themselves in delirium.
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