1 So there passed another summer.
2 So in the summer time they had all set out for America.
3 Except that it was damp and dark, it was not an unpleasant job, in summer.
4 During the summer the packing houses were in full activity again, and Jurgis made more money.
5 So Jurgis went home with a heavy heart, and that spring and summer toiled and tried hard to forget.
6 He did not make so much, however, as he had the previous summer, for the packers took on more hands.
7 During the summer and fall Jurgis and Ona managed to pay her back the last penny they owed her, and so she began to have a bank account.
8 All summer long the family toiled, and in the fall they had money enough for Jurgis and Ona to be married according to home traditions of decency.
9 In the early summer they would be in Texas, and as the crops were ready they would follow north with the season, ending with the fall in Manitoba.
10 In summer the stench of the warm lard would be nauseating, and in winter the cans would all but freeze to his naked little fingers in the unheated cellar.
11 Their good luck, they felt, had given them the right to think about a home; and sitting out on the doorstep that summer evening, they held consultation about it, and Jurgis took occasion to broach a weighty subject.
12 This was bad enough in the summer, when a man could see; in wintertime it was enough to make your hair stand up, for the room would be so full of steam that you could not make anything out five feet in front of you.
13 This held water, and all summer it stood there, with the near-by soil draining into it, festering and stewing in the sun; and then, when winter came, somebody cut the ice on it, and sold it to the people of the city.
14 It was a summer of prosperity, all over the country, and the country ate generously of packing house products, and there was plenty of work for all the family, in spite of the packers' efforts to keep a superfluity of labor.
15 In the forests, all summer long, the branches of the trees do battle for light, and some of them lose and die; and then come the raging blasts, and the storms of snow and hail, and strew the ground with these weaker branches.
16 But later on, what with sickness and cold and hunger and discouragement, and the filthiness of his work, and the vermin in his home, he had given up washing in winter, and in summer only as much of him as would go into a basin.
17 The streets through which our friends had to go to their work were all unpaved and full of deep holes and gullies; in summer, when it rained hard, a man might have to wade to his waist to get to his house; and now in winter it was no joke getting through these places, before light in the morning and after dark at night.
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