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characterized by steady attention and effort

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characterized by hard work and perseverance

working hard to promote an enterprise

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We saw but one presentiment of the man-a quiet, patient, industrious and most gentlemanly person.
This done, the industrious beavers indulged in a little recreation, chasing each other about the pond, dodging and whisking about on the surface, or diving to the bottom; and in their frolic, often slapping their tails on the water with a loud clacking sound.
On the day following Captain Bonneville's supervision of the industrious and frolicsome community of beavers, of which he has given so edifying an account, he succeeded in extricating himself from the Wind River Mountains, and regaining the plain to the eastward, made a great bend to the south, so as to go round the bases of the mountains, and arrived without further incident of importance, at the old place of rendezvous in Green River valley, on the 17th of September.
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.
Strickland has drawn the portrait of an excellent husband and father, a man of kindly temper, industrious habits, and moral disposition.
And should you like to be always taken care of here, if you were industrious and deserving?
reverence for this Holy Triad an industrious writer may hope to
I was not long in finding one, nor, being an industrious phrase-maker, did I waste my time, for, before I was summoned to behold Nicolete in all her boyhood, I had found occasion and moonlight to remark to my pocket-book that, Though all the world has heard the song of the Nightingale to the Rose, only the Nightingale has heard the answer of the Rose.
Craftsmen and industrious artisans, return to your work, your houses, your shops, where the protection of guards awaits you
He was about forty years old, frugal and industrious, and made a living from the little farm which is now overgrown with brush and brambles.
Now, as both of these gentlemen were industrious in taking every opportunity of recommending themselves to the widow, they apprehended one certain method was, by giving her son the constant preference to the other lad; and as they conceived the kindness and affection which Mr Allworthy showed the latter, must be highly disagreeable to her, they doubted not but the laying hold on all occasions to degrade and vilify him, would be highly pleasing to her; who, as she hated the boy, must love all those who did him any hurt.
Mansoor Iqbal Chairman Pakistan Tanners' Association (Northern Zone), elucidating the facts and the situation, stated that unfair shift of burden of energy cost to the most industrious province is threatening leather export business along with other manufacturing industries in Punjab.
Boro were strong and organised at the back, industrious in midfield on and off the ball and kept probing away up front and their class told in the end - but was a close-fought thing until the second goal went in.
Industrious NYC, one of the country's fastest growing co-working business operations, has signed a 15-year lease covering 17,255 s/f for its first Manhattan office at 215 Park Avenue South.
JASON HOLT 7 Industrious as ever but still to fine-tune those crucial runs beyond the striker.
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