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Page 136 - What shall I give? I'll give that which every Jewish child from Russia gives. Oh, we owe so much to America, and we must give her so much! America gave us
Page 136 - us different from our parents. We owe America a great debt for the freedom she has given us. And we'll give her the same as we gave
Page 136 - are in duty bound to give her our revolutionary spirit, our eternal protest, our ambitious dissatisfaction. We owe it to America to be different from our parents.
Page 65 - be able to make a living. What would you do without me? Who brought you to America? To whom did you
Page 64 - not purely industrial, but rather personal,—almost in the nature of a family relationship.
Page 154 - refined fathers of Kuzmin captive in this stifling shop, enslaved to the needle?
Page 100 - He did not understand them; he did not know what they were
Page 154 - For a moment he wondered whether it would not be better to