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used in The Adventures of Augie March

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a social class consisting of those who must work for wages to support themselves
  • But he sat in Zechman's shop, calm, smoking sponged cigarettes, under the inciting proletarian posters, hearing Latinistic, Germanic, exotic conversation, with large young side of jaw at rest on his collar in the yellow smoke of cold air, mentally blackballing it all.
    Chapter 7 (32% in)
  • A proletarian?
    Chapter 11 (36% in)

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