Haikus from The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

From a book categorized as Fiction / Classics and 652 pages follows a description and a number of hidden haikus found in the book:

Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century. The dismal living and working conditions and sense of hopelessness prevalent among the impoverished workers is compared to the corruption of the rich. Upton aimed to make such "wage slavery" issues center-stage in the minds of the American public. Despite already being serialized, it was rejected as a novel five times before being published in 1906, when it quickly became a bestseller.

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The company pairs
off quickly, and the whole room
is soon in motion.

So America
was a place of which lovers
and young people dreamed.

They were near the time
station window, and people
were staring at them.

He was only half
able to realize the words.
"Why--why--" he exclaimed.

"Believe what?" he cried.
"Believe that I--that I know
best--that I love you!

Oh, no, you must not
do it! No, don't, don't do it.
You must not do it!

An instant later
he leaped at her, as she lay
groveling at his feet.

Yes, he knew the work,
the whole of it, and he could
teach it to others.

"The raid, you mean? Oh,
nothing--it happens to us
every now and then.

There are seventeen
in this place, and nine different
countries among them.

"Here, comrade," he said,
with a laugh, "here is a place
for you to begin.