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And she went to the parsonage, and begged that they would take her into service; she would be very industrious, she said, and would do everything she could; she did not care about the wages, only she wished to have a home, and be with good people.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
With reference to commerce, the proclamation to industrious workmen and to peasants evoked no response.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The three young women, who appeared to be very industrious and comfortable, raised their heads to look at me, and then went on with their work.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I can be well recommended by all the neighbors, and I hope I can be industrious and patient, and teach myself while I teach others.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Wherefore it has been said that as poverty and hunger are needed to make men industrious, so laws are needed to make them good.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
His long holster and belt glistened and his silver spurs and scabbard gleamed, from the industrious polishing Uncle Peter had given them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters; one of them was beautiful and industrious, the other ugly and lazy.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
Whether it was not a serious thing, that he, a laborer, out of work, that he, an industrious man, should have lacked bread.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Why had they come at such an awkward time, and why, the gentlemen on the other side of the closed door seemed to be asking, was the industrious K.
He gave it to the use of the industrious and rational, (and labour was to be his title to it;) not to the fancy or covetousness of the quarrelsome and contentious.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
The day began to dawn as they entered the clearing which had been formed by those sagacious and industrious animals.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context