The rush of the water and the booming of the mill bring a dreamy deafness, which seems to heighten the peacefulness of the scene.
Now I can turn my eyes toward the mill again, and watch the unresting wheel sending out its diamond jets of water.
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.
got in touch with Blunt at once and put the suggestion before him.
I wonder I didn't say, 'Kill me, if you have a heart, Miss Mills
. Let me die here!'
"What the devil city, fortress, or castle is your worship talking about, senor?" 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
But Polly did n't get a chance to be miserable very long, for as she went up stairs feeling like the most injured girl in the world, she caught a glimpse of Miss Mills
, sewing away with such a bright face that she could n't resist stopping for a word or two.
"My room is all ready for me, I suppose, Mills
?" he said to the butler, who seemed to be lingering uneasily about the entrance- hall.