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1  "And don't forget the wastes of fraud," put in young Fisher.
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2  No tiniest particle of organic matter was wasted in Durham's.
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3  His muscles were wasting away, and what were left were soft and flabby.
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4  "I have pointed out some of the negative wastes of competition," answered the other.
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5  The party descended to the next floor, where the various waste materials were treated.
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6  He would lie there and cough and cough, day and night, wasting away to a mere skeleton.
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7  Then again, consider the waste of time and energy required to sell these things in a dozen stores, where one would do.
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8  For every one that Jurgis spoke to assured him that it was a waste of time to seek employment for the old man in Packingtown.
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9  It really broke his heart to do this, at half-past twelve o'clock, after he had wasted the night at the meeting and on the street.
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10  And Jurgis looked the fellow squarely in the eye, and so the fellow wasted no time in conventional protests, but read him the deed.
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11  You understand," he said, "that in a society dominated by the fact of commercial competition, money is necessarily the test of prowess, and wastefulness the sole criterion of power.
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12  Under the system of rigid economy which the packers enforced, there were some jobs that it only paid to do once in a long time, and among these was the cleaning out of the waste barrels.
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13  There were the butt-ends of smoked meat, and the scraps of corned beef, and all the odds and ends of the waste of the plants, that would be dumped into old barrels in the cellar and left there.
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14  On top of this were the rooms where they dried the "tankage," the mass of brown stringy stuff that was left after the waste portions of the carcasses had had the lard and tallow dried out of them.
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15  "De-vyled" ham was made out of the waste ends of smoked beef that were too small to be sliced by the machines; and also tripe, dyed with chemicals so that it would not show white; and trimmings of hams and corned beef; and potatoes, skins and all; and finally the hard cartilaginous gullets of beef, after the tongues had been cut out.
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16  And then the visitors were taken to the other parts of the building, to see what became of each particle of the waste material that had vanished through the floor; and to the pickling rooms, and the salting rooms, the canning rooms, and the packing rooms, where choice meat was prepared for shipping in refrigerator cars, destined to be eaten in all the four corners of civilization.
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17  A government official has stated that the nation suffers a loss of a billion and a quarter dollars a year through adulterated foods; which means, of course, not only materials wasted that might have been useful outside of the human stomach, but doctors and nurses for people who would otherwise have been well, and undertakers for the whole human race ten or twenty years before the proper time.
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