Hannah washed and ironed them for me, and I marked them all myself," said Beth, looking proudly at the somewhat uneven letters which had cost her such labor
Her own room was in an obscure corner and when she felt able to work she voluntarily worked among the beds, preferring the labor
that could be done when the guests were abroad seeking trade among the merchants of Winesburg.
But an expedition from a large college was recently there and succeeded, after much labor
, in ex- cavating part of a buried city.
I wish no contention of idle words with you, friend," said Heyward, curbing his dissatisfied manner, and speaking in a more gentle voice; "if you will tell me the distance to Fort Edward, and conduct me thither, your labor
shall not go without its reward.
Dick was the foreman of a gang of paid workmen, who had replaced the millionaires in mere manual labor
, and the WE was a polite figure of speech.
The rich and heavy festoons of cobweb, which it had cost a long ancestral succession of spiders their life's labor
to spin and weave, had been carefully brushed away from the ceiling.
He assisted the farmers occasionally in the lighter labors
of their farms, helped to make hay, mended the fences, took the horses to water, drove the cows from pasture, and cut wood for the winter fire.
She wears a white shirtwaist, which represents, perhaps, half a week's labor
You have been with us, too, some years, and can fairly compare the twilight of rights, which your race enjoy at the North, with that "noon of night" under which they labor
south of Mason and Dixon's line.
Mark the successful man, the merchant prince with argosies on every sea, the employer of thousands of hands, the munificent contributor to public charities, the churchwarden, the member of parliament, and the generous patron of his relatives his self-approbation struggling with the instinctive sense of baseness in the money-hunter, the ignorant and greedy filcher of the labor
of others, the seller of his own mind and manhood for luxuries and delicacies that he was too lowlived to enjoy, and for the society of people who made him feel his inferiority at every turn.
There is much controversy about the delivering up of fugitives from service or labor
This feeling was so strong that at the moment when Edmond was about to begin his labor
, he stopped, laid down his pickaxe, seized his gun, mounted to the summit of the highest rock, and from thence gazed round in every direction.