"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.
Some superstitious old carpenters, now, would be tied up in the rigging, ere they would do the job
. But I'm made of knotty Aroostook hemlock; I don't budge.
But the vacancy did not occur, nor did a steady job
; and I employed the time between odd jobs
with writing a twenty-one- thousand-word serial for the "Youth's Companion." I turned it out and typed it in seven days.
He had his home, as it happened, and some one who would care for him it he never got a job
; but his son could not help thinking, suppose this had not been the case.
'Hello,' says I, 'lookin' for a job
?' 'You bet,' says he.
"You give me that bow-wow, and I'll smash Hanson right now, and you got the job
right away--come to work in the morning."
"I suppose she WAS trying," admitted Miss Cornelia reluctantly, "but that didn't justify what Job
said when she died.
This was the sort of experience we job
horses often came in for.
"Little girl, I'm thinking that one of the very gladdest jobs
you ever did has been done to-day," he said in a voice shaken with emotion.
"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.