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That night forty score of them crowded into the station house of the stockyards district--they filled the rooms, sleeping in each other's laps, toboggan fashion, and they piled on top of each other in the corridors, till the police shut the doors and left some to freeze outside.
Sometimes Jurgis would be working until late at night, and then it was pitiful, for there was no place for the little fellow to wait, save in the doorways or in a corner of the killing beds, and he would all but fall asleep there, and freeze to death.
On the killing beds you were apt to be covered with blood, and it would freeze solid; if you leaned against a pillar, you would freeze to that, and if you put your hand upon the blade of your knife, you would run a chance of leaving your skin on it.
So he put his hat on straight, and at once there came such a frost that all the heat disappeared and the food on the dishes began to freeze.
Ice crystals freeze before sugar water freezes and it was too cold last night -- the berries were rock solid,'' said Nick Morello, the winemaker.
Freezes also prevent identity thieves from making quick credit purchases and opening new accounts.
The shift has made the area more susceptible to crop-damaging freezes, researchers suspect.
If the distance from the gate to the extremities of the mold cavity is too great, the metal freezes prematurely, resulting in misruns.
Its short growing period while it still has leaves gives it natural protection from late-spring or early fall freezes and wet, heavy, branch-breaking snows.
Many have referred to attempts to limit estate freezes as a drama in three acts: the 1987 adoption of section 2036(c), the 1988 safe-harbor amendments and the repeal in 1990 of 2036(c) and its replacement by chapter 14.