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If we get the job, and it pays, I'll hand it back; if we don't, it's for our trouble,--that's far, an't it, Marks?
You give me that bow-wow, and I'll smash Hanson right now, and you got the job right away--come to work in the morning.
It was a fierce battle, for Drummond was a large man and an athlete, but the crowd finally jumped on his ribs, walked on his face, and stamped on his fingers, so that it was only after lying in bed for a week that he was able to get up and look for another job.
And that's what he meant by saying I'd done the gladdest job of all--to-day.
It's not for want of looking after jobs, I am sure,' said Mrs Plornish, lifting up her eyebrows, and searching for a solution of the problem between the bars of the grate; 'nor yet for want of working at them when they are to be got.
What's any more dangerous than that job up yon- der -- but nothing's come of it.
Josephs, partly from benevolence, and partly from a vague fear that Smilash might at any moment take an action against him for defamation of character, said he had no doubt that he was a very cheap workman, and that it would be a charity to give him some little job to encourage him.
And on they went, till the job was quite done, and the shoes stood ready for use upon the table.
As for Job Rowsell, well, he ain't here--not just at this moment, so to speak.
In the course of the day's work he casually and briefly mentioned a particular job he had just got off his hands.
That gentleman was depicted as an intelligent, dignified businessman who had no patience with his brother-in-law's socialistic views, and no patience with the brother-in-law, either, whom he was quoted as characterizing as a lazy good-for-nothing who wouldn't take a job when it was offered to him and who would go to jail yet.
The jute mills failed of its agreement to increase my pay to a dollar and a quarter a day, and I, a free-born American boy whose direct ancestors had fought in all the wars from the old pre- Revolutionary Indian wars down, exercised my sovereign right of free contract by quitting the job.