"Madam," answered the porter, "these gentlemen entreat you to explain to them why you should first whip the dogs and then cry over them, and also how it happens that the fainting lady is covered with scars.
But they made up their minds to die bravely, all except the porter, who loudly inquired of Zobeida why he was to suffer for other people's faults, and declared that these misfortunes would never have happened if it had not been for the Calenders, who always brought ill-luck.
In spite of her anger, there was something so comic in the groans of the porter that Zobeida could not refrain from laughing.
Those that will tell us their histories and their reasons for coming here shall be allowed to leave unhurt; those who refuse--" And she paused, but in a moment the porter, who understood that he had only to relate his story to set himself free from this terrible danger, immediately broke in,
"Oh, madam," cried the porter, "let me stay yet a little while.
In addition to almost e1/430 million to be paid to the Limassol port's 31 licensed porters
, the cabinet on Wednesday reportedly decided to up its initial offer of e1/41 million in compensation to the porters
' 62 employees to be terminated by e1/4500,000.
MANILA -- The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has ordered a subcontractor to stop its so-called baggage quota system following reports that porters
at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) are being penalized if they fail to handle a target number of passenger bags per day.