Эдвард, наконец, нашел работу. Его работа заключалась в подсчете и перевозвке всяких вещей, который продали. В первый день ему
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Edward got a job at last. His job was the invoicing and trans¬portation of stuff that had been sold. On the first day he was allowed to go about six. As he found his way back, he felt a deep sense of satisfaction. He had a job. Even he knew it was a poor sort of job; but that didn't prevent him from feeling like a fam¬ishing man who had suddenly been given food and drink. He was happy. London had given him work to do. He was no longer a staring visitor to the city, an idle hanger-on. In this vast ant- heap, he was now an ant that was busy carrying a half-inch of straw or fragment of leaf, like most of the other ants. He was sat¬isfied.