1 To attend to this establishment was their sole work.
2 Work, work, work, was scarcely more the order of the day than of the night.
3 Mr. Covey was one of the few slaveholders who could and did work with his hands.
4 Finding what was coming, I nerved myself up, feeling it would never do to stop work.
5 He required a good deal of work to be done, but gave us good tools with which to work.
6 He seldom approached the spot where we were at work openly, if he could do it secretly.
7 A slave who would work during the holidays was considered by our masters as scarcely deserving them.
8 The fatal poison of irresponsible power was already in her hands, and soon commenced its infernal work.
9 His farm was large, but he employed hands enough to work it, and with ease, compared with many of his neighbors.
10 It was never too hot or too cold; it could never rain, blow, hail, or snow, too hard for us to work in the field.
11 The work was simple, requiring strength rather than intellect; yet, to one entirely unused to such work, it came very hard.
12 She made her journeys to see me in the night, travelling the whole distance on foot, after the performance of her day's work.
13 I was not old enough to work in the field, and there being little else than field work to do, I had a great deal of leisure time.
14 His work went on in his absence almost as well as in his presence; and he had the faculty of making us feel that he was ever present with us.
15 The fan of course stopped; every one had his own work to do; and no one could do the work of the other, and have his own go on at the same time.
16 The children unable to work in the field had neither shoes, stockings, jackets, nor trousers, given to them; their clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts per year.
17 They do not give the slaves this time because they would not like to have their work during its continuance, but because they know it would be unsafe to deprive them of it.
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