He stayed in town all through the blank August and September season, working harder than he had worked since the early days of his commercial life, taking neither pleasure nor interest in anything, and keeping as much as possible out of the way of all his old acquaintance.
Instructions and information units for hand woodworking.
The industrial conditions of the working- classes as a whole shows a great advance during the last half century.
Piers Plowman gives valuable pictures of the life of the common people and shows them working-- "To kepe kyne In e field, e corne fro e bestes, Diken or deluen or dyngen vppon sheues, Or helpe make mortar or here mukke a-felde."
Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to forbear working?"--1 Cor.,
In those days the street he was now on had been a quiet residence street in the respectable workingclass quarter.
Michael Drayton, who has chronicled so many of the credulities of his time, referring to the longevity of antediluvian men, writes:-- "Besides, in medicine, simples had the power That none need then the planetary hour To help their workinge, they so juiceful were."
Madeline's eyes therefore remained upon her work, or on her knee when she ceased working,--for ever and anon there was a burst of noise and merriment about the old house, which startled her from her painful thoughts.
CHAPTER XVIII A week later one of the New York evening papers printed an inspiring view of Merle Dalton Whipple in what was said to be the rough garb of the workingman.
I do not know--but it is a wonderfully dry climate, and swords are there kept, cherished, and bequeathed, even more religiously than were the Stately Homes of England in that once prosperous land, in the days before park, covert, pleasaunce, forest, glade, dell, and garden became allotments, and the spoil of the "Working"-man.
Condition of the Workingman%.--Every class of society was benefited by these improvements, but no man more so than those who depended on their daily wages for their daily bread.
The Essays of George Eliot, collected by Nathan Sheppard,--New York, Funk & Wagnalls,--contains Carlyle's Life of Sterling, Woman in France, Evangelical Teaching, German Wit, Natural History of German Life, Silly Novels by Lady Novelists, Worldliness and other-Worldliness, The Influence of Rationalism, The Grammar of Ornament, Felix Holt's Address to Workingmen.
POLITICAL ECONOMY.--Labor and Wages in America.--By D. PIDGEON.--Who and what are the operatives.--Native labor.--Alien employes.--Housing of labor.--Sobriety.--Pauperism.--Artisans' homes.--Interest of employer in the condition of his employes.--Wages in Europe and America.--Expenditures of workingmen.--Free trade and protection.
Big workshops and factories lay below the mountain walls; and scattered over the valley-bottom were the workingmens' homes, encircled by little gardens; and in the centre of the valley lay the schoolhouse.
Crusoe sprang from the bank with such impetus that his broad chest ploughed up the water like the bow of a boat, and the energetic workings of his muscles were indicated by the force of each successive propulsion as he shot ahead.
Hear ye not the hum Of mighty workings?-- Listen awhile ye nations, and be dumb.
But quiet was in all, and the disposition to unanimity, and the absence of the fierce controversial workings.--If the spiritual pretensions of the Quakers have abated, at least they make few pretences.
On July 28th I went, with my son Wilfrid, by Workington and Maryport to Rose Castle, the residence of Bishop Percy (the Bishop of Carlisle), and on to Carlisle and Newcastle, looking at various works, mines, &c.--On Dec. 24th I went to Playford."
Method of Working.--Turn the wheel so as to permit a small quantity of water to flow to the instrument.
And then, finally, what time the Phoenix Death-Birth itself will require, depends on unseen contingencies.--Meanwhile, would Destiny offer Mankind, that after, say two centuries of convulsion and conflagration, more or less vivid, the fire-creation should be accomplished, and we to find ourselves again in a Living Society, and no longer fighting but working,--were it not perhaps prudent in Mankind to strike the bargain?"
The gathering to which Johnnie was bidden was held in honour of a lady from London who had written a book on some subject which it was thought ought to appeal to workingwomen.
On the third, he returned to his work,--working however, with difficulty.
The few hours for rest he spent hewing and hacking with his blunt knife, never speaking, until his watch came again,--working at one figure for months, and, when it was finished, breaking it to pieces perhaps, in a fit of disappointment.
She was very faithful and hardworking, however, and sincerely devoted to Poe as well as to her daughter.
The low-arched doors open directly upon the slimy, black pavement; and in the deep shadows within sit strange figures with doughy faces and glassy eyes, breathing in the stench of the nauseous, steamy air,--working a little, perhaps, at some one of the shadowy, back-street trades of a great city, but poisoned to death from birth by the air they live in, diseased of the diseased, from very childhood, and prolific as disease itself, multiplying to fatten death at the next pestilence.
W.W. Boardman urging appropriation of $3500 by Congress.--Not even considered.--Despair of inventor CHAPTER XXIX JULY 16, 1842--MARCH 26, 1843 Continued discouragements.--Working on improvements.--First submarine cable from Battery to Governor's Island.--The Vails refuse to give financial assistance.--Goes to Washington.--Experiments conducted at the Capitol.--First to discover duplex and wireless telegraphy.--Dr.
These "internet" (from "internetworking") protocols made it possible to develop the worldwide Net we have today that links all sorts of computers across national boundaries.
An unwed woman, grown heavy about the hips and arms, as houseworking women do, though they eat but little, moving dully about the six-room flat on Sangamon Street, Rose was as much a slave as any black wench of plantation days.
Marry Sir, heere's my drift, And I belieue it is a fetch of warrant: Sidenote: of wit, You laying these slight sulleyes on my Sonne, Sidenote: sallies As 'twere a thing a little soil'd i'th'working: Sidenote: soiled with working, Marke you your party in conuerse; him you would sound, Hauing euer seene.
The errors and false theories of great men sometimes, perhaps most often, arise out of true ideas falsified by degenerating into conceptions; or the mind excited to action by an inworking idea, the understanding works in the same direction according to its kind, and produces a counterfeit, in which the mind rests.
Two hundred thousand machinists, along with their five hundred thousand allies in the metalworking trades, had been defeated in as bloody a strike as had ever marred the United States.
It was the great human outworking; the organism of the mighty many.
I do know, however, that the international, computer-assisted networking of police, across national boundaries, is something that Carlton Fitzpatrick considers very important, a harbinger of a desirable future.
Industry, so Sally knew, was taking the young girls by the million, overworking them, sapping them of body and soul, and casting them out unfit to bear children, untrained to keep house, undisciplined to meet life and to be a comrade of a man.
In his stern, self-imposed apprenticeship of phrase-making he had prepared himself for these workmanlike methods by the practice of rewriting his trial stories into dramas and then reworking them into stories again.
To these outcast soldiers of his, unregimented roving banditti for the present, or unworking workhouse prisoners who are almost uglier than banditti; to these floods of Irish Beggars, Able-bodied Paupers, and nomadic Lackalls, now stagnating or roaming everywhere, drowning the face of the world (too truly) into an untenantable swamp and Stygian quagmire, has the Chief Governor of this country no word whatever to say?
Underneath these detailed actions, which seem in large measure the product of chance, or of the selfish or sentimental effort of some individual or party, the historian is able to trace the underworking of some large principle which furnishes the key to the real logic of events.