Marching Men

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,712 / 196 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 681
mnybks.net#: 580
Origin: gutenberg.org

A timely novel showing the war spirit as applied to civic life. A wonderful new idea of the bringing about of better labor conditions in which marching men play a leading part.

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e tracks of the railroad, stumbling over the ties, and stood on the railroad embankment that overlooked the runway to the mine.

About the runway and along the embankment stood the silent miners, their hands in their trousers pockets, staring stolidly at the closed door of the mine. Among them was no impulse toward concerted action. Like animals at the door of a slaughter-house they stood as though waiting their turn to be driven in at the door. An old crone with bent back and a huge stick in her hand went from one to another of the miners gesticulating and talking. "Get my boy--my Steve! Get him out of there!" she shouted, waving the stick about.

The door of the mine opened and three men came out, staggering as they pushed before them a small car that ran upon rails. On the car lay three other men, silent and motionless. A woman thinly clad and with great cave-like hollows in her face climbed the embankment and sat upon the ground below the boy and his mother. "The fire is in the old McCrary cut

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