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Two thousand and seventy-four immigrants arrived in the steerage at New York.
There were other mournful cases indeed to be studied on the steerage deck, but none in which misfortune was so attractive.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
There were those who said that they consented to go steerage because they thought steerage was fixed up like first cabin.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
On sailed the boat, left to the steerage of Providence; on slept Newton, as if putting firm reliance on the same.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
I carry with me into the steerage just a bit of self-consciousness—there are so many trying to play upon me.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
The two weeks of durance vile among the low castes in the steerage should be amply repaid.
This opening could be turned for steerage or backing purposes.
You seldom came aboard the frigate but we had him in the steerage among us reefers, to hear his long yarns, and share our cheer.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Out of the steerage come persons as fine and noble as any who have trodden American soil.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
We moved to the rear and talked of desultory things, as we hung on the rail and watched the steerage.

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