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... no matter what happens in the treble, it is his task to saw out one long-drawn
and lugubrious note after another, from four o'clock in the afternoon until nearly
the same hour next morning, for his third of the total income of one dollar per hour
So she watched them every hour of the day, and had learned to see like an owl at
night to watch them then. One of them had been stolen long ago, and not a month
passed that some one did not try to steal another. As the frustrating of this one ...
They dance in monotonous measure, round after round, hour after hour, with
eyes fixed upon vacancy, as if they were only half conscious, in a constantly
growing stupor. The men grasp the women very tightly, but there will be half an
A steady stream of employees was pouring through the gate—employees of the
higher sort, at this hour, clerks and stenographers and such. For the women there
were waiting big two-horse wagons, which set off at a gallop as fast as they ...
... dollars a month—which ought surely to be sufficient for the support of a family
of twelve. An hour before the time on Sunday morning the entire.
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - amyolivia - LibraryThing
While the story is not something I was riveted by, the beauty of the language kept me interested. The end of the book got a little preachy, but overall, it was an interesting and eye-opening story. Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - CassandraT - LibraryThing
This book has been very influential to me. But I can't say I "really liked it." Consulter l'avis complet