XIV-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

XIV-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

by: | publication date: July 1, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 500 | pages: 2

"They were beaten; they had lost the game; they were swept aside. It was not less tragic because it was so sordid, because that it had to do with wages and grocery bills and rents. They had dreamed of freedom; of a chance to look about them and learn something; to be decent and clean, to see their child grow up to be strong. And now it was all goneā€”it would never be."

Chapter Fourteen in Upton Sinclair's original serial for Appeal to Reason, the unexpurgated version of what became "The Jungle."

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