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1  He took his seat in the prisoners' pen and sat gazing at them in helpless agony.
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2  Naturally, the aspect of prison life was changed for Jurgis by the arrival of a cell mate.
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3  The prisoners roomed two in a cell, but that day there was one left over, and he was the one.
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4  Also he introduced Jurgis to many of the other prisoners, nearly half of whom he knew by name.
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5  Many of the prisoners had their meals brought in from a restaurant, but Jurgis had no money for that.
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6  This time Jurgis was bound for the "Bridewell," a petty jail where Cook County prisoners serve their time.
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7  And so, when he was turned out of prison again, without a penny in his pocket, he went straight to Jack Duane.
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8  So he doffed his prison garb, and put on his old fertilizer clothing, and heard the door of the prison clang behind him.
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9  He was jerked out of the way, into a room with the convicted prisoners, where he sat and wept like a child in his impotent rage.
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10  It would have been quite intolerable, staying in a cell with this wild beast, but for the fact that all day long the prisoners were put at work breaking stone.
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11  As the prison breakfast had not been liberal, Jurgis had a good appetite, and they had a little feast together, talking meanwhile of Elzbieta and the children and old times.
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12  They thrust him into a cell room, where other prisoners were waiting; and as soon as court had adjourned they led him down with them into the "Black Maria," and drove him away.
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13  And then, while some of the other prisoners gathered round he told his wild story; most of them were incredulous, but Duane knew that Jurgis could never have made up such a yarn as that.
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14  There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything that he desires is outside; and there is another kind where the things are behind the bars, and the man is outside.
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15  He was one of the latter; and all outdoors, all life, was to him one colossal prison, which he paced like a pent-up tiger, trying one bar after another, and finding them all beyond his power.
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16  At one side of the court was a place for visitors, cut off by two heavy wire screens, a foot apart, so that nothing could be passed in to the prisoners; here Jurgis watched anxiously, but there came no one to see him.
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17  They took him to a room where other prisoners were waiting and here he stayed until court adjourned, when he had another long and bitterly cold ride in a patrol wagon to the county jail, which is on the north side of the city, and nine or ten miles from the stockyards.
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