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It was hard work—a hard life—but now that she was about to leave it she did not find it a wholly undesirable life.
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A remark is a saying or brief statement, oral or written, commonly made without much premeditation; a comment is an explanatory or critical remark, as upon some passage in a literary work or some act or speech in common life.
The largest numbers have trades which demand no real hard work and whose business is not uniform.
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Talent is marked mental ability, and in a special sense, a particular and uncommon aptitude for some special mental work or attainment.
attention, exertion, patience, constancy, intentness, perseverance, Industry is the quality, action, or habit of earnest, steady, and continued attention or devotion to any useful or productive work or task, manual or mental.
The emperor was anxious to see that famous temple of the Rotunda, called in ancient times the temple 'of all the gods,' but now-a-days, by a better nomenclature, 'of all the saints,' which is the best preserved building of all those of pagan construction in Rome, and the one which best sustains the reputation of mighty works and magnificence of its founders.
Man hath his daily work of body or mind ----.
Surely he must have, he has been doing such wonderful work 'over there.'
This is the purpose of the present work, to be a guide to selection from the varied treasures of English speech.
I’ll make short work of you!
He is not fond of physical or mental work, but he is interested in food products, labor-saving devices, comforts, luxuries, finances, politics, merchandizing, and, in fact, everything which contributes to his enjoyment either directly or indirectly through his ability to command the mental and physical services of others.
The maiden who beholds her affianced lover suddenly fall dead at her side, the mother bending over the empty cradle of her child, Eve seated at the threshold of the gate of Paradise, the miser who finds a stone substituted for his stolen treasure, the poet who accidentally permits the only manuscript of his finest work to fall into the fire, could not wear a look so despairing, so inconsolable.
And the jury do not possess these, so that the most beautiful work of art passes by them without effect.
All these people follow a calling perhaps much troubled, but they do no actual work and have chosen their profession to avoid regular, actual work.
I will be that audacious traveler--I, too, will sign my name upon the very same spot, upon the central granite stone of this wondrous work of the Creator.
That’s easy enough, for Matthew doesn’t go about looking for excitement by any means and never did, but he’s not to do any very heavy work either and you might as well tell Matthew not to breathe as not to work.
04:029:035 On the eighth day ye shall have a solemn assembly: ye shall do no servile work therein: 04:029:036 But ye shall offer a burnt offering, a sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD: one bullock, one ram, seven lambs of the first year without blemish: 04:029:037 Their meat offering and their drink offerings for the bullock, for the ram, and for the lambs, shall be according to their number, after the manner: 04:029:038 And one goat for a sin offering; beside the continual burnt offering, and his meat offering, and his drink offering.
I now began to think of getting a little money beforehand, and, expecting better work, I left Palmer's to work at Watts's, near Lincoln's Inn Fields, a still greater printing-house.
But this evidently is valid only with regard to unconditioned probability which only at great intervals and transiently may influence our practical work.
Talent sticks fast to earth, and its most perfect works have still one foot of clay.
As a last resource, therefore, having got rid of my coat, hat, and boots, I cut loose from the balloon the car itself, which was of no inconsiderable weight, and thus, clinging with both hands to the net-work, I had barely time to observe that the whole country, as far as the eye could reach, was thickly interspersed with diminutive habitations, ere I tumbled headlong into the very heart of a fantastical-looking city, and into the middle of a vast crowd of ugly little people, who none of them uttered a single syllable, or gave themselves the least trouble to render me assistance, but stood, like a parcel of idiots, grinning in a ludicrous manner, and eyeing me and my balloon askant, with their arms set a-kimbo.
As a rule girls have better memory than boys (it might also be said that their intelligence is generally greater, so long as no continuous intellectual work, and especially the creation of one’s own ideas, is required).
But this shows the difference between scientific and practical work; science may be satisfied with seeking truth, but we must possess truth.
To see earrings in dreams, omens good news and interesting work is before you.
With sorrow one bought his rest of the evening, -- as ofttime had happened when Grendel guarded that golden hall, evil wrought, till his end drew nigh, slaughter for sins. '
It was slow work, but, there being continual projections, the task was comparatively easy.
Where there is nothing more to see or to grasp, there is also nothing more for men to do"--that is certainly an imperative different from the Platonic one, but it may notwithstanding be the right imperative for a hardy, laborious race of machinists and bridge-builders of the future, who have nothing but ROUGH work to perform.
God alone knows all the wickednesses that are perpetrated in this old world because there are too many lawyers for proper and necessary legal work and so, many of them live just as close to the dead line of professional ethics as is possible without actual disbarment.
These unfortunates do not like hard, manual work; they cannot do it well; they are outclassed in it.
We know that, besides the inclination to theft, we may assign him a dislike for honest work, lack of moral power, indifference to the laws of honor when caught, the lack of real religion,—in short, the inclination to theft must be combined with a large number of very characteristic qualities in order to make a thief of a man.
The annals of the Sung dynasty became the largest of all the historical works, but they were fiercely attacked from the first by Chinese critics on account of their style and their hasty composition, and, together with the annals of the Mongol dynasty, they are regarded as the worst of the annals preserved.
I am truly thankful that she is to be left out of our future work, and even of our deliberations.
But I’ll have lots of spare time in the long winter evenings, and I’ve no vocation for fancy work.
We need not adduce examples of magnificence like the appearance of the pyramids, a tropical light; of a famous work of art, a storm at sea, etc.
02:039:008 And he made the breastplate of cunning work, like the work of the ephod; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
New valuable ideas, new valuable works are circulating in the place of our old dreamy and romantic authors.
Because knowledge in regard to it can be easily obtained in practically all of the standard works of salesmanship, perhaps it is not necessary for us to go into it more deeply here.
“Did some third-world medical missionary work between gigs.
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Agnes and her father had been gone a week, before we resumed our usual work.
This isn't much of a letter; I meant to have written a lot--but I've been hemming four window curtains and three portieres (I'm glad you can't see the length of the stitches), and polishing a brass desk set with tooth powder (very uphill work), and sawing off picture wire with manicure scissors, and unpacking four boxes of books, and putting away two trunkfuls of clothes (it doesn't seem believable that Jerusha Abbott owns two trunks full of clothes, but she does!)
Here I may be perhaps permitted to avail myself of what I have already written in a previous work.
Work is satisfactory if it satisfies those for whom it is done, though it may be very poor work judged by some higher standard.