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Now they sat round, scarcely breathing, while the old lady, who could read
English, ran over it. "Yes," she ... Jurgis sat with his hands clenched and beads of
perspiration on his forehead, and there was a great lump in Ona's throat, choking
In front, upon a raised platform behind a rail, sat a stout, florid-faced personage,
with a nose broken out in purple blotches. ... Jurgis sat gazing about the room for
an hour or two; he was in hopes that someone of the family would come, but in ...
THE man had gone back to a seat upon the platform, and Jurgis realized that his
speech was over. The applause ... As stanza after stanza of it thundered forth, he
sat with his hands clasped, trembling in every nerve. He had never been so ...
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My son is not much of a reader, but at school they are reading segments of this book together, and he can't get enough of it. I'm not sure of the spiritual message, but it seems to have a good ethical angle. Consulter l'avis complet
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After hearing about this book in a few history classes I finally bought a copy. It is a very emotional story about life for a very poor family and includes a lot of historical facts. It does describe ... Consulter l'avis complet