Now I can turn my eyes toward the mill again, and watch the unresting wheel sending out its diamond jets of water.
I have been pressing my elbows on the arms of my chair, and dreaming that I was standing on the bridge in front of Dorlcote Mill, as it looked one February afternoon many years ago.
Moreover, there were places in the mill in which they could deposit these things without injury; and there were conveniences for washing.
The very river that moves the machinery in the mills (for they are all worked by water power), seems to acquire a new character from the fresh buildings of bright red brick and painted wood among which it takes its course; and to be as light- headed, thoughtless, and brisk a young river, in its murmurings and tumblings, as one would desire to see.
He tried in stores and offices, in restaurants and hotels, along the docks and in the railroad yards, in warehouses and mills and factories where they made products that went to every corner of the world.
The end of it was that the young lady sent them a basket of things to eat, and left a letter that Jurgis was to take to a gentleman who was superintendent in one of the mills of the great steelworks in South Chicago.
As a matter of fact, on that evening of Carnival, those two, Mills
and Blunt, had been actually looking everywhere for our man.
, with an air of superior wisdom and benevolence, smiled upon us.
said Sancho; "don't you see that those are mills
that stand in the river to grind corn?
He was back in his rent, and the oldest boy, a lad of eleven, had started to work in the mills
Polly put on her thimble in silence, but as Miss Mills
spread the white flannel over her lap, she exclaimed, "Why, it looks like a shroud
was still there, but Arthur did not see him, as he passed like a hunted man across the hall and out along the gravel.