Service of the East India company and sailed for Fort St David; here he showed himself very industrious, made the acquaintance of Robert Clive and rose rapidly from one position to another.
This Tentamen, containing his complete method of classifying birds in general, naturally received much attention, the more so perhaps, since, with its appendices, it was nearly the last labour of its respected author, whose industrious life came to an end in the course of the following year.
The people are industrious, and many of them seek employment as labourers in the Morea and Asia Minor.
His clear mind and industrious habits drew him to questions of finance.
He retired from public life in 1870, but was unceasingly industrious with his pen.
Hardy, simple and industrious, fond of music, kind-hearted, and with a strangely artistic taste in dress, these people possess in a wonderful degree the secret of cheerful contentment.
The colonists whom he settled upon his grant (1630) were industrious, and "Beverwyck" became increasingly prosperous.
By the time he had successfully stormed the rich Jewish town of Khaibar, he had found that it was better to allow industrious Jews to remain in Arabia as payers of tribute than to expel or kill them: this policy he followed afterwards.
The natives, a mixed Polynesian and Melanesian people of Samoan speech, are the most industrious in the Pacific, and many of the young men go as labourers to other islands.
They have the reputation of being neither industrious nor intelligent.
He is the industrious compiler who gathered up the remnants of the learning of his predecessors and transmitted them to posterity.
They are industrious and abstemious in their lives, and when living up to the standard of their faith they present one of the nearest approaches to the realization of the Christian ideal which have ever been attained.
He said she was very industrious and happy.
Having seen his industrious white neighbors so well off--that the lawyer had only to weave arguments, and, by some magic, wealth and standing followed--he had said to himself: I will go into business; I will weave baskets; it is a thing which I can do.
Some are "industrious," and appear to love labor for its own sake, or perhaps because it keeps them out of worse mischief; to such I have at present nothing to say.
Craftsmen and industrious artisans, return to your work, your houses, your shops, where the protection of guards awaits you!
There were no industrious workmen, and the peasants caught the commissaries who ventured too far out of town with the proclamation and killed them.