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Title The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Page 645
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Text One evening, Ruth saw Slyme meet Crass as if by appointment and as the two men went away together she returned to her housework wondering
what it meant.

Meantime, Crass and Slyme proceeded on their way down town. It was about half past six o'clock: the shops and streets were brilliantly lighted, and as they went along they saw numerous groups of men talking together in a listless way. Most of them were artisans and labourers out of employment and evidently in no great hurry to go home. Some of
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