In some other pursuit, for which he was more fit, and in which he could feel an interest, he would no doubt display the industry
and perseverance which he had been too much discouraged to practice in the profession that he had now abandoned.
It was made when we were both poor and content to be so, until, in good season, we could improve our worldly fortune by our patient industry
He is called to the bar; and with admirable industry
and self-denial has scraped another hundred pounds together, to fee a Conveyancer whose chambers he attends.
It was not because I had a strong sense of the virtue of industry
, but because Joe had a strong sense of the virtue of industry
, that I worked with tolerable zeal against the grain.
His easy disposition made him fall in unresistingly with the family courses, but the need of some tender permanent affection, the longing for some influence that would make the good he preferred easy to pursue, caused the neatness, purity, and liberal orderliness of the Lammeter household, sunned by the smile of Nancy, to seem like those fresh bright hours of the morning when temptations go to sleep and leave the ear open to the voice of the good angel, inviting to industry
, sobriety, and peace.
For you were in truth a very hard-working little dressmaker, and I well remember how impressed I was to sit beside you, as you plied your needle on some gown that must be finished by the evening, and meditate on the quaint contrast between your almost Puritanic industry
and your innocent love of pleasure.
Heaven in ire has driven him from his country, but industry
has opened to him the only road to power and to influence, which oppression has left unbarred.
This learned dissertator, however valuable for his industry
and erudition, is yet more to be esteemed for having dared so freely in the midst of France to declare his disapprobation of the Patriarch Oviedo's sanguinary zeal, who was continually importuning the Portuguese to beat up their drums for missionaries, who might preach the gospel with swords in their hands, and propagate by desolation and slaughter the true worship of the God of Peace.
By multipying the means of gratification, by promoting the introduction and circulation of the precious metals, those darling objects of human avarice and enterprise, it serves to vivify and invigorate the channels of industry
, and to make them flow with greater activity and copiousness.
The loss which America has sustained since the peace, from the pestilent effects of paper money on the necessary confidence between man and man, on the necessary confidence in the public councils, on the industry
and morals of the people, and on the character of republican government, constitutes an enormous debt against the States chargeable with this unadvised measure, which must long remain unsatisfied; or rather an accumulation of guilt, which can be expiated no otherwise than by a voluntary sacrifice on the altar of justice, of the power which has been the instrument of it.
The East-Indian and Chinese markets, the colonisation of America, trade with the colonies, the increase in the means of exchange and in commodities generally, gave to commerce, to navigation, to industry
, an impulse
So, as I see it, the Upper-world man had drifted towards his feeble prettiness, and the Under-world to mere mechanical industry