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You have worked him like a navvy, and never given him enough pocket money to keep him in tobacco even.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
It is not the clodhopper, the navvy or the labourer, the careless or the incompetent, who suffer from them.
Most persons from the navvy to the king feel tired when their days work is finished, but this does not worry them.
Jim sat on his horse and Navvy appeared riding up to the hollow, leading the saddle horses.
Jim, who always wanted Navvy to be a dead Indian, looked profoundly sorry.
When Navvy did not rise we began to fear he had been seriously hurt, perhaps killed, and we ran to where he lay.
But for a while, what with the roar and swell of the wind and Navvy's snores, I could hear it only at long intervals.
Even the ladies, regardless of blisters and the snowy whiteness of their hands, revelled in the role of navvy.
If he saw a man in a fit in the street, the navvy would be one of the last to suspect that man of being a fraud.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES
And yet this navvy spends his life in a lodging-house, where these cunning mortals live.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES

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