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It is easier to swallow knowledge than to acquire it laboriously from books.
He had passed the lion but a short distance when his attention was called to the figure of a man lowering himself laboriously from the roof of a building upon the east side of the thoroughfare.
After the last, long dive the Ithaca righted herself laboriously, wallowing drunkenly, but apparently upon an even keel in less turbulent waters.
The fellow could not read, but he to whom he took the missive could, laboriously, decipher the Latin in which it was penned.
Then he straightened out and began laboriously to paddle nearer and nearer.
The tanning he had done himself, slowly and laboriously, in frontier fashion.
Bartley bowed, somewhat laboriously, over her hand.
The foreman seated himself near the candle, produced from his breast pocket a pencil and scrap of paper and wrote rather laboriously the following verdict, which with various degrees of effort all signed:
The heroic books, even if printed in the character of our mother tongue, will always be in a language dead to degenerate times; and we must laboriously seek the meaning of each word and line, conjecturing a larger sense than common use permits out of what wisdom and valor and generosity we have.
And after this warning, if he shall be of opinion that he can find enough of serious in other parts of this history, he may pass over these, in which we profess to be laboriously dull, and begin the following books at the second chapter.
asked Jim, laboriously, as if he had not arrived at that patent fact yet even after the hardest mental labor.
In the lower bunk lay Louis, grossly fat and warm and sweaty, asleep unfeignedly and sleeping laboriously.