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  • Brewers, tailors, and file-cutters have chosen St. Boniface as their patron, also various cities in

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  • If lead is the only bed -- which I doubt, and the lead must be bare -- which I dispute, then the master ought to supply every gang of file-cutters with hooks -- taps, and basins and soap, in some place adjoining their work-rooms.

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  • Little reasoned, and remonstrated, but with such very trifling success, that, at last, he had to put down the iron heel; he gave the file-cutters a printed card, with warning to leave on one side, and his reasons on the other.

    Put Yourself in His Place

  • The grinders and file-cutters might die like sheep.

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  • He has got a little factory, and a little crochet; he chooses to lengthen the lives of six file-cutters.

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  • The father of all file-cutters objected to tyranny and innovation: Little maintained that Innovation was nearly always Improvement -- the world being silly -- and was manifestly improvement in the case under consideration.

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  • If files can only be cut on lead, the file-cutters might anoint the lead over night with a hard-drying ointment, soluble in turps, and this ointment might even be medicated with an antidote to the salt of lead.

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  • Henry gave the Anomaly his dinner, and then inspected the file-cutters in two great works.

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  • The file-cutters are even more killed and less paid.

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  • The file-cutters were more troublesome; they clung to death and disease, like limpets to established rocks; they would not try any other bed than bare lead, and they would not wash at the taps Little had provided, and they would smuggle in dinners and eat with poisoned hands.

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