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1  Then a long time ago the man came for the rent.
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2  Very frequently a lodging house keeper would rent the same beds to double shifts of men.
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3  And we owe Aniele for two weeks' rent, and she is nearly starving, and is afraid of being turned out.
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4  It was not less tragic because it was so sordid, because it had to do with wages and grocery bills and rents.
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5  Deducting from this the rent, interest, and installments on the furniture, they had left sixty dollars, and deducting the coal, they had fifty.
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6  There was the rent to pay, and still some on the furniture; there was the insurance just due, and every month there was sack after sack of coal.
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7  The agent was most polite, and explained that that was the usual formula; that it was always arranged that the property should be merely rented.
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8  And when they gave up the house plan and decided to rent, the prospect of paying out nine dollars a month forever they found just as hard to face.
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9  He had lost his house but then the awful load of the rent and interest was off his shoulders, and when Marija was well again they could start over and save.
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10  Then he went to his landlady, who had rented his place and had no other for him; and then to his boardinghouse keeper, who looked him over and questioned him.
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11  As it chanced, he had been hurt on a Monday, and had just paid for his last week's board and his room rent, and spent nearly all the balance of his Saturday's pay.
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12  The family had moved; they had not been able to pay the rent and they had been turned out into the snow, and the house had been repainted and sold again the next week.
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13  They had learned that they would have to pay a rent of nine dollars a month for a flat, and there was no way of doing better, unless the family of twelve was to exist in one or two rooms, as at present.
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14  If they paid rent, of course, they might pay forever, and be no better off; whereas, if they could only meet the extra expense in the beginning, there would at last come a time when they would not have any rent to pay for the rest of their lives.
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15  There was one belonging to a Hebrew collar button peddler, who had died in the room next to him, and which the landlady was holding for her rent; in the end, however, Jurgis decided to do without it, as he was to be underground by day and in bed at night.
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16  They were behind with their rent all the time, but the company was good to them; there was some politics back of that, Grandmother Majauszkiene could not say just what, but the Laffertys had belonged to the "War Whoop League," which was a sort of political club of all the thugs and rowdies in the district; and if you belonged to that, you could never be arrested for anything.
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