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After they were gone, we picked up one hundred and twenty- five pounds weight of bullets, besides what stuck in the logs of our fort; which certainly is a great proof of their industry.
They had no idle thoughts, and no one without could see their work, for their industry was not as in knots and excrescences embayed.
How odd to find that even this industry has its financial panics, and at times sees its assignats and greenbacks languish to zero, and everything come to a standstill.
The Neckar has always been used as a canal, and thus has given employment to a great many men and animals; but now that this steamboat is able, with a small crew and a bushel or so of coal, to take nine keel-boats farther up the river in one hour than thirty men and thirty mules can do it in two, it is believed that the old-fashioned towing industry is on its death-bed.
How many of my readers would have the industry and application to memorize two thousand verses, even for a Dore Bible?
If my department were geography or mathematics, I believe I should feel that I was accomplishing something, for in those branches application and industry work wonders; but in English literature and composition one yearns for brains, for appreciation, for imagination
She had never had a slave under her control previously to myself, and prior to her marriage she had been dependent upon her own industry for a living.
She will never submit to any thing requiring industry and patience, and a subjection of the fancy to the understanding.
I honour endurance, perseverance, industry, talent; because these are the means by which men achieve great ends and mount to lofty eminence.
His honest, warm, and intelligent nature shook off rapidly the clouds of ignorance and degradation in which it had been bred; and Catherine's sincere commendations acted as a spur to his industry.
Clare; "say he shall possess industry, ambition, and firmness of purpose.
So, with great perseverance and untiring industry, he prospered.

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