1 It was bad enough that she had intruded herself among strange rough workmen, but it was still worse for a woman to show publicly that she could do mathematics like that.
2 On these occasions Hugh was forced to hunt up new workmen and the mill was late in starting.
3 Frank," she said, after a stormy interview with Hugh over his missing workmen, "I've about made up my mind that I'll lease convicts to work the mills.
4 "I just love common workmen," glowed Carol.
5 She understood why workmen and workmen's wives are not grateful to their kind employers.
6 There were a few workmen from Gopher Prairie at the dance, with many young farm-people.
7 On one side, lit by a dull lantern, a space has been left clear for the workmen.
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8 They listened, breathless, when she told them the house in Esplanade Street was crowded with workmen, hammering, nailing, sawing, and filling the place with clatter.
9 First there were the "splitters," the most expert workmen in the plant, who earned as high as fifty cents an hour, and did not a thing all day except chop hogs down the middle.
10 All at once, the white carpenters knocked off, and said they would not work with free colored workmen.
11 "But only think of his inventing this machine," interposed one of the workmen, rather unluckily.
12 When the workmen passed in the morning, they beheld this poor little being seated on the pavement, overcome with drowsiness, and often fast asleep in the shadow, crouched down and doubled up over his basket.
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13 Jean Valjean, who was present, supported the caryatid with his shoulder, and gave the workmen time to arrive.
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14 A little while before he had questioned one of the workmen as to the amount which they earned each day at this occupation; he had been told thirty sous.
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15 He created at his own expense an infant school, a thing then almost unknown in France, and a fund for aiding old and infirm workmen.
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