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The Mute

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a strike at a wine bottle factory unites the men against their boss, but it seems like the boss is facing some troubles of his own at home (his daughter is sick) and that causes the protagonist striker to feel sorry for him

Camus, A. (None). The Mute. In Camus, A. Exile and the Kingdom. Vintage International, pp. 31-42

a bad or lame leg

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His game leg rested

—p.32 by Albert Camus
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His game leg rested

—p.32 by Albert Camus
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(noun) a cutting tool that has a thin arched blade set at right angles to the handle and is used chiefly for shaping wood

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waiting to be sharpened at the edges by the adze

—p.35 by Albert Camus
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waiting to be sharpened at the edges by the adze

—p.35 by Albert Camus
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39

[...] they, were not sulking, that they had shut their mouths, it was take it or leave it, and that anger and impotence sometimes caused such pain you couldn't even cry out. They were men, that's all, and they were not about to go around smiling and simpering.

—p.39 by Albert Camus 4 years, 7 months ago

[...] they, were not sulking, that they had shut their mouths, it was take it or leave it, and that anger and impotence sometimes caused such pain you couldn't even cry out. They were men, that's all, and they were not about to go around smiling and simpering.

—p.39 by Albert Camus 4 years, 7 months ago