I'm sure we work hard
enough to earn it," cried Jo, examining the heels of her shoes in a gentlemanly manner.
Fuchs had been a cowboy, a stage-driver, a bartender, a miner; had wandered all over that great Western country and done hard
work everywhere, though, as grandmother said, he had nothing to show for it.
Ryder -- who, I think, could soon have brought me round, and could have done anything with me; but he had given up all the hard
part of the trade to his son and to another experienced man, and he only came at times to oversee.
The more patient I am, the more hard
words I get for my pains.
Adam was looking on the ground, and paused a little: the next words were hard
You don't feel nearly so hard
up with eleven pence in your pocket as you do with a shilling.
When the thermometer went down to fifty below, it was even harder to travel, for at that low temperature the hard
frost-crystals were more like sand-grains in the resistance they offered to the sled runners.
Then," said the Hard
Man to Deal With, "why are you so anxious to have your Company bet me money that it will not?
It had been hard
in the morning to come in from the bright world outside, with flags flying, cannon booming, crackers popping, and everyone making ready for a holiday, and go to washing cups, while Dolly grumbled and the aunts lamented.
Meanwhile my host told me his story, how hard
he worked "bogging" for a neighboring farmer, turning up a meadow with a spade or bog hoe at the rate of ten dollars an acre and the use of the land with manure for one year, and his little broad-faced son worked cheerfully at his father's side the while, not knowing how poor a bargain the latter had made.
After a hard
race of almost an hour, tired and out of breath, Pinocchio finally reached the door of the cottage and knocked.
It is laudable, what they think hard
; what is indispensable and hard
they call good; and what relieveth in the direst distress, the unique and hardest of all,--they extol as holy.