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Some superstitious old carpenters, now, would be tied up in the rigging, ere they would do the job.
And while I waited, and in between the odd jobs I managed to procure, I started to earn ten dollars by writing a newspaper account of a voyage I had made, in an open boat down the Yukon, of nineteen hundred miles in nineteen days.
Jurgis asked them what they meant by their rights, a question in which he was quite sincere, for he had not any idea of any rights that he had, except the right to hunt for a job, and do as he was told when he got it.
So away we go, the three of us, Bud an' me leadin' that boob to take our jobs away from us I guess nit.
I will say that the job is yours when I smash Hanson.
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.
I doubt whether you'll get Job Rowsell to shift before mid-day.
I know that,' said Job Trotter, turning upon his companion a countenance of deep contrition, and groaning slightly, 'I know that, and that's what it is that preys upon my mind.
I suppose she WAS trying," admitted Miss Cornelia reluctantly, "but that didn't justify what Job said when she died.
What's any more dangerous than that job up yon- der -- but nothing's come of it.
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.