MILLS


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MILLSManchester Incorporated Law Library Society (Manchester, England, UK)
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It cannot be denied that Mills seems to have acted somewhat unscrupulously.
I wonder I didn't say, 'Kill me, if you have a heart, Miss Mills. Let me die here!'
Miss Mills, with an air of superior wisdom and benevolence, smiled upon us.
"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?"
"Hold thy peace, Sancho," said Don Quixote; "though they look like mills they are not so; I have already told thee that enchantments transform things and change their proper shapes; I do not mean to say they really change them from one form into another, but that it seems as though they did, as experience proved in the transformation of Dulcinea, sole refuge of my hopes."
He was back in his rent, and the oldest boy, a lad of eleven, had started to work in the mills.
I may add that I am well acquainted with our manufacturing towns in England, and have visited many mills in Manchester and elsewhere in the same manner.
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.
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.
The miller thought she must mean one of his puppies or kittens, so promised the nixy at once what she asked, and returned to his mill full of hope.
The rush of the water and the booming of the mill bring a dreamy deafness, which seems to heighten the peacefulness of the scene.