1 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.
2 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 DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
3 I want to have something to do with all those many hours when you are so industrious.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
4 For a man who conducts himself well,' repeated Mrs. Micawber, with her clearest business manner, 'and is industrious.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
5 His long holster and belt glistened and his silver spurs and scabbard gleamed, from the industrious polishing Uncle Peter had given them.
6 This connection with the well-fed and industrious stock of early New York revealed itself in the glacial neatness of Mrs. Peniston's drawing-room and in the excellence of her cuisine.
7 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 CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 27
8 The staid, sober, thinking and industrious ones of our number would employ themselves in making corn-brooms, mats, horse-collars, and baskets; and another class of us would spend the time in hunting opossums, hares, and coons.
9 And the clergyman's wife was sorry for her and took her into service; and she was industrious and thoughtful.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenContext Highlight In THE RED SHOES
10 Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters; one of them was beautiful and industrious, the other ugly and lazy.
11 The first day she was very obedient and industrious, and exerted herself to please Mother Holle, for she thought of the gold she should get in return.
12 With reference to commerce, the proclamation to industrious workmen and to peasants evoked no response.
13 There were no industrious workmen, and the peasants caught the commissaries who ventured too far out of town with the proclamation and killed them.
14 They naturally took comfort in each other's society and were much together, riding, walking, dancing, or dawdling, for at Nice no one can be very industrious during the gay season.
15 My scholar has been left very poor, but he is hard-working and industrious.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS