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So he told his wife, Aunt Em, of his trouble, and she first cried a little and then said that they must be brave and do the best they could, and go away somewhere and try to earn an honest living.
"At present, however," she said, after another slight pause, "I earn about eighteen hundred dollars a year."
"I suppose you mean that I am to do my work for my wages; not to expect favour from you, and not to depend on you for any help but what I earn; that suits me exactly, and on these terms I will consent to be your clerk."
(for she had begun to cry); "I would not go back to the old times if I earned twice as much, so that is settled, little woman.
My honest intention in writing that article was to earn ten dollars.
I was so troubled in my mind, that I wouldn't have knowed more, no, not for the sum as I expect to earn from you by the sweat of my brow, twice told!
The father sighed, and answered him: 'You shall soon learn what it is to shudder, but you will not earn your bread by that.'
"I'm going to earn my living as an artist," Miss Price answered.
It would have taken him three months and longer on the sea to earn a similar amount.
But even during the brief intervals in which they are in love, men do other things which distract their mind; the trades by which they earn their living engage their attention; they are absorbed in sport; they can interest themselves in art.
"I suppose I'll just have to drop out next year," she thought drearily, "and teach a district school again until I earn enough to finish my course.
He had nothing save only what he could earn. But the stout old heart never quailed.