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... and the hard-earned money they spent, in efforts to get rid of them? After long
hesitation and uncertainty they paid twenty-five cents for a big package of insect-
powder — a patent preparation which chanced to be ninety-five per cent gypsum,
This was child's play for him, and he got a dollar and seventy-five cents a day for
it; on Saturday he paid Aniele the seventy-five cents a week he owed her for the
use of her garret, and also redeemed his overcoat, which Elzbieta had put in ...
He would eat at free lunches, five cents a meal, and never a cent more — so he
rright keep alive for two months and more, and in that time he would surely find a
job. He would have to bid farewell to his summer cleanliness, of course, for he ...
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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