It did work this morning.
After Alex goes to work and Jonathan goes to school, Destiny and I do the chores.
It will be so much fun to work on it with Jonathan and Destiny.
Every day there is much work to be done.
How do these features work so well?
With his return to work, things at the house shifted to a faster pace.
"This is slow work, Robert," said the older of the boys as they were poling up the river to a new fishing place.
Throughout the meal she led the subject a weaving path around the animals, the weather, and work on the nursery.
The place was quiet and secluded, and Sarah would be a sweet person to work for.
Well, life doesn't work that way.
All this work is for nothing.
The dust storm might work in their favor, but it would only increase their discomfort.
You may come to America and be poor, but if you work hard, your children will have a better life and a better opportunity.
If you are a farmer and work alone, you can only plant as much land as you can personally plow. You can do just a couple of thousand calories of work a day, consuming only the energy produced by the food you ate.
Then, make them all soak their fingers in ice water so they are numb and work even slower, creating another thirty jobs for cold-fingered, blindfolded cotton seed removers.
You might argue that since there is now a surplus of labor in Chad's neighborhood, the price of labor is lowered and Chad will only find work paying $9.75 an hour.
We have to work at jobs to create wealth because as we live our lives, we consume wealth.
Is there anything wrong with you collecting this dividend check for which you did no work at all?
The people in Alaska who get the checks don't work for them.
When I talk about this future, a future in which machines will do more and more of the work people do now, I always get some variant of the same question: What about the people who lose their jobs to machines and don't have any other skills?
When the final work included extensive praise for the twin gods Castor and Pollux, Scopas complained.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
On one of them I noticed that the strings were of wire, and having had some experience in bead work, I said I thought they would break.
Good work in language presupposes and depends on a real knowledge of things.
Let him who has work to do recollect that the object of clothing is, first, to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this state of society, to cover nakedness, and he may judge how much of any necessary or important work may be accomplished without adding to his wardrobe.
At present our houses are cluttered and defiled with it, and a good housewife would sweep out the greater part into the dust hole, and not leave her morning's work undone.
As for work, we haven't any of any consequence.
If they've retired it's because there's work for them to do farther back.
I have much to work with!
Yeah, but will it work up there?
And when she's surrounded with his work, she still doesn't recognize him.
I can pick you up at the hospital after work and we can spend the night up there.
She delved into her work, wishing that Brandon could be there.
Kids think their parents should work two jobs to pay for their college education.
I'm not against a woman having a job, as long as she sticks to work meant for women.
You do all the work we do, and then cook.
I'm sorry things didn't work out for you.
As the slaves stood before him he asked each one to tell what kind of work he could do.
The poor child was so tired after his night's work that he could not keep awake.
With a grant from the National Foundation for Infant Paralysis, he went to work on a polio vaccine.
A record of all human activity, with anonymity safeguards in place, will allow us all to become part of the solution by putting our minds to work on the problems of the world.
Due to genetic factors we will certainly learn about in the future, some drugs and treatments do not work on certain people.
We hear of treatments that work some percent of the time or we hear phrases like, "They are not responding to treatment."
If you are able to consume more energy, you can do more work and therefore create more.
The number of people who feel challenged by their work is depressingly low.
We are about to enter a world where robots do more and more of our work for us.
And the principle at work in this technology could lead to a cure for other autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
If we obtained this ten-thousand-fold increase simply by allowing specialization and dividing work up among people, then what astronomical gains will we achieve by outsourcing that work to robots capable of working with unimaginable precision at unimaginable speed?
Let that sink in: By dividing work up among people so they could specialize, we went from bows and arrows to Apollo moon missions.
Nationalization and expropriation are wealth-extraction methods that typically only work once.
Wise nations then work on making a stable and valuable money supply.
Their work is literally dehumanizing.
They work at jobs they do not like, doing work a machine should be doing.
In this chapter, I offer forty-three developments, dynamics, and new realities I believe will work together to bring about an end to war.
We would then work feverishly on them for months before selling them for slightly less than we had paid.
Here the long, sunny days were mine, and all thoughts of work and college and the noisy city were thrust into the background.
She spins, and does a great deal of fancy work, and reads, and leads a pleasant, useful life.
She said I had already shown the world that I could do the college work, by passing all my examinations successfully, in spite of many obstacles.
I had used it all through my school work, and never any other system.
TO MISS MILDRED KELLER 138 Brattle Street, Cambridge, November 26, 1899. ...At last we are settled for the winter, and our work is going smoothly.
My friends think it very strange that they should hesitate so long, especially when I have not asked them to simplify my work in the least, but only to modify it so as to meet the existing circumstances.
When Miss Keller puts her work in typewritten form, she cannot refer to it again unless some one reads it to her by means of the manual alphabet.
Last July, when she had finished under great pressure of work her final chapter, she set to work to rewrite the whole story.
The only thing she does which requires skill with the hands is her work on the typewriter.
For Dr. Howe is the great pioneer on whose work that of Miss Sullivan and other teachers of the deaf-blind immediately depends.
After the first year or two Dr. Howe did not teach Laura Bridgman himself, but gave her over to other teachers, who under his direction carried on the work of teaching her language.
Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
So she consented to the publication of extracts from letters which she wrote during the first year of her work with her pupil.
The only time she had to prepare herself for the work with her pupil was from August, 1886, when Captain Keller wrote, to February, 1887.
She began to work delightedly and finished the card in a few minutes, and did it very neatly indeed.
But I am always glad when this work is over for the day.
My work grows more absorbing and interesting every day.
I had no idea a short time ago how to go to work; I was feeling about in the dark; but somehow I know now, and I know that I know.
She enjoys punching holes in paper with the stiletto, and I supposed it was because she could examine the result of her work; but we watched her one day, and I was much surprised to find that she imagined she was writing a letter.
I doubt if any teacher ever had a work of such absorbing interest.
Little blind girls sent me a pretty work-basket.
She has nearly finished Colburn's mental arithmetic, her last work being in improper fractions.
She has also done some good work in written arithmetic.
After the first year or so of elementary work she met her pupil on equal terms, and they read and enjoyed good books together.
She was at work upon it about two weeks, writing a little each day, at her own pleasure.
But his most wonderful work is the painting of the trees, which look, after his task is done, as if they were covered with the brightest layers of gold and rubies; and are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer.
I will tell you how King Frost first thought of this kind work, for it is a strange story.
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
Then the fairies thanked him for his forgiveness, and promised to work very hard to please him; and the good-natured king took them all up in his arms, and carried them safely home to his palace.
Then came the work in college--original theme writing with new ideals of composition or at least new methods of suggesting those ideals.
The style of the Bible is everywhere in Miss Keller's work, just as it is in the style of most great English writers.
I read one or two shallow books of travel in the intervals of my work, till that employment made me ashamed of myself, and I asked where it was then that I lived.
It is something at once more intimate with us and more universal than any other work of art.
It is the work of art nearest to life itself.
There is a work in several volumes in our Circulating Library entitled "Little Reading," which I thought referred to a town of that name which I had not been to.
There were times when I could not afford to sacrifice the bloom of the present moment to any work, whether of the head or hands.
I grew in those seasons like corn in the night, and they were far better than any work of the hands would have been.
The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo, now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.
Next to us is not the workman whom we have hired, with whom we love so well to talk, but the workman whose work we are.
It was a kind of fiction, a work of the imagination only, so far as he was concerned.
He was about twenty-eight years old, and had left Canada and his father's house a dozen years before to work in the States, and earn money to buy a farm with at last, perhaps in his native country.
He came along early, crossing my bean-field, though without anxiety or haste to get to his work, such as Yankees exhibit.
Sometimes I saw him at his work in the woods, felling trees, and he would greet me with a laugh of inexpressible satisfaction, and a salutation in Canadian French, though he spoke English as well.
It is the work of a brave man surely, in whom there was no guile!
He sawed a channel in the ice toward the shore, and hauled it over and along and out on to the ice with oxen; but, before he had gone far in his work, he was surprised to find that it was wrong end upward, with the stumps of the branches pointing down, and the small end firmly fastened in the sandy bottom.
If you would avoid uncleanness, and all the sins, work earnestly, though it be at cleaning a stable.
John Farmer sat at his door one September evening, after a hard day's work, his mind still running on his labor more or less.
It was surprising to see how serenely he sailed off with unruffled breast when he came to the surface, doing all the work with his webbed feet beneath.
They were manifestly thieves, and I had not much respect for them; but the squirrels, though at first shy, went to work as if they were taking what was their own.
The night veils without doubt a part of this glorious creation; but day comes to reveal to us this great work, which extends from earth even into the plains of the ether.
But it is easiest, as they who work on the highways know, to find the hollows by the puddles after a shower.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
How long shall we sit in our porticoes practising idle and musty virtues, which any work would make impertinent?
Witness the present Mexican war, the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool; for, in the outset, the people would not have consented to this measure.
Soon after he was let out to work at haying in a neighboring field, whither he went every day, and would not be back till noon; so he bade me good-day, saying that he doubted if he should see me again.
The servant handed him a book which Pierre took to be a devotional work, and the traveler became absorbed in it.
Prince Andrew, as one closely connected with Speranski and participating in the work of the legislative commission, could give reliable information about that sitting, concerning which various rumors were current.
Her little feet in their white satin dancing shoes did their work swiftly, lightly, and independently of herself, while her face beamed with ecstatic happiness.
But either from fatigue or want of sleep he was ill-disposed for work and could get nothing done.
He kept criticizing his own work, as he often did, and was glad when he heard someone coming.
He tried equally to avoid thinking about his wife, and about Natasha and Prince Andrew; and again everything seemed to him insignificant in comparison with eternity; again the question: for what? presented itself; and he forced himself to work day and night at masonic labors, hoping to drive away the evil spirit that threatened him.
The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.
Natasha set to work to effect a reconciliation, and so far succeeded that Nicholas received a promise from his mother that Sonya should not be troubled, while he on his side promised not to undertake anything without his parents' knowledge.
Every sphere of work was connected, in his eyes, with evil and deception.
For the same reason they are always hard at work and in a hurry.
Don't imagine that sorrow is the work of men.
A fourth while seemingly overwhelmed with work would often come accidentally under the Emperor's eye.
This adjutant was also there and sat dozing on the rolled-up bedding, evidently exhausted by work or by feasting.
This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.
On her way home at an early hour when she met no one but bricklayers going to work or men sweeping the street, and everybody within the houses was still asleep, Natasha experienced a feeling new to her, a sense of the possibility of correcting her faults, the possibility of a new, clean life, and of happiness.
Bless his counsels, his undertakings, and his work; strengthen his kingdom by Thine almighty hand, and give him victory over his enemy, even as Thou gavest Moses the victory over Amalek, Gideon over Midian, and David over Goliath.
He wrote to Arakcheev, the Emperor's confidant: It must be as my sovereign pleases, but I cannot work with the Minister (meaning Barclay).
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
In the vicinity of Bogucharovo were large villages belonging to the crown or to owners whose serfs paid quitrent and could work where they pleased.
When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.
In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.
The cannon balls flew just as swiftly and cruelly from both sides, crushing human bodies, and that terrible work which was not done by the will of a man but at the will of Him who governs men and worlds continued.
The whole household, as if to atone for not having done it sooner, set eagerly to work at the new task of placing the wounded in the carts.
But the work of unloading, once started, could not be arrested.
Having unwound the string that tied the band on one leg, he carefully coiled it up and immediately set to work on the other leg, glancing up at Pierre.
And indeed he only had to lie down, to fall asleep like a stone, and he only had to shake himself, to be ready without a moment's delay for some work, just as children are ready to play directly they awake.
Craftsmen and industrious artisans, return to your work, your houses, your shops, where the protection of guards awaits you!
And he did his work, giving his whole strength to the task.
Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare.
I like to work accurately.
They gave him some more porridge and Morel with a laugh set to work on his third bowl.
Sometimes when, trying to understand him, she spoke of the good work he was doing for his serfs, he would be vexed and reply: Not in the least; it never entered my head and I wouldn't do that for their good!
The whole summer, from spring sowing to harvest, he was busy with the work on his farm.
She had to eat, sleep, think, speak, weep, work, give vent to her anger, and so on, merely because she had a stomach, a brain, muscles, nerves, and a liver.
Amid a long series of unexecuted orders of Napoleon's one series, for the campaign of 1812, was carried out--not because those orders differed in any way from the other, unexecuted orders but because they coincided with the course of events that led the French army into Russia; just as in stencil work this or that figure comes out not because the color was laid on from this side or in that way, but because it was laid on from all sides over the figure cut in the stencil.
In our time the majority of so-called advanced people--that is, the crowd of ignoramuses--have taken the work of the naturalists who deal with one side of the question for a solution of the whole problem.
I used to work with Alex as a Jr.
He said he used to work with you.
With Alex back at work and Jonathan at school, her attention turned to the nursery.
The work on the nursery became work on Destiny's new room.
Carmen had always looked forward to evening when Alex returned from work, but she was doubly relieved for the evening hours now.
They moved Alex's office upstairs and began work on the nursery.
Work continued on the nursery on weekends when Alex was home.
She practiced while he was at work and removed it before he came home.
The next morning when he stood by the door before leaving for work, she looked him over while he examined a document.
I suppose so, but I thought I could work it out.
Her presence was reassuring but she was driving extra miles to work every day.
And he'd have to leave work too.
Connie packed and left that evening after work, still expressing her concern and insisting that Lisa call her if she wanted to talk.
I think I'll work in the garden for a while, after I get my chores done.
Connie and Howard would be at work right now and wouldn't be home until 5:00 pm.
She had nearly run him down, slapped his face and taken him away from his work in less than twenty-four hours.
I also have an offer to work at the law office where I worked last summer.
"Where do you work?" she asked, trying not to sound overly interested.
For the most part, the work she did for the Giddon family was little more than she would have done at home - with the exception that at home she probably would have made a sandwich instead of a meal.
She had admired his work as long as she could remember.
When his fingers stopped their work, they lingered.
No sleuth work involved there.
A little memory work might be required, but anyone could count from nineteen to twenty.
It was intended as a short kiss, but it didn't work out that way.
Whether he had arranged things to work out this way or not, her resources had been cut seriously.
Maybe one of those brown sacks in the laundry room would work, and she could put the pictures in with it.
If my work slowed down, that was a loss of dollars for him.
After you spend a day at college, you go to work at a job where you can sit down the rest of the evening.
Between my studies and work, I have enough to keep my mind occupied.
If you want to wait until I get off work, I'll try to leave a little early so we won't get back so late.
There isn't enough work for two people, and Brandon loves the ranch.
A woman could do all the work but somehow the man got the credit and benefit.
It won't work, you know.
It'll never work out.
I work as well as I sleep, he added, with a laugh.
But he can't wiz a single thing if he hasn't the tools and machinery to work with.
Ozma has it; for its powers won't work in a common, ordinary country like the United States.
The lad was so much interested in his work that he did not see the stranger.
He knew how to work with his hands.
"These people are poor because they have been too lazy to work," he said.
So, let us go on with the work that is before us.
Then Selkirk set to work to make the best of things.
She hires a contract programmer in Russia for $3000 to code it and advertises on Craig's List for a designer who will work for some stock.
It was not at all clear at the time that his work would transcend the ages.
The machine will figure this out as it collects more data and incorporates more variables, and then experiments on people to see which combinations of factors work the best.
Don't get me wrong: Privacy issues in the future will be thorny to work through.
If the conditions weren't sterile—a word that was not even comprehended at the time—the inoculation didn't work, or worse, introduced a new disease.
In addition to knowing more about what will work, in the future we will also know more about what won't work.
You would know before you received a treatment how likely it was to work for you—not merely how likely it was to work for the larger population, but for you.
When you travel, you can take your work with you.
Credit cards are able to work and charge low fees because almost all transactions are honest.
As we envision a world where machines do more and more work that people used to do, our minds naturally turn to those who would be displaced by technological advance.
If workers are in unsafe work environments, they are bearing a risk that has a measurable negative cost.
We only have people doing this work because we have not yet developed the technology to get machines to do it.
The number of people who want to be challenged by their work is encouragingly high.
And when I say robots, I don't mean androids, which are people-shaped machines doing the work of people.
Robots can work without ceasing in environments where the temperature is a thousand degrees.
I remember that in 1993 I needed a big hard drive at work and got a 1GB drive.
We just want it all to work, to do what it is programmed to do.
Beyond Robin Hood: Why radical approaches to wealth redistribution don't work History has witnessed numerous attempts, through radical methods, to raise up the poor by extracting wealth from the rich.
Why do we have to work for a living?
Today we are on the cusp of a substantially more profound shift in work life.
But many people's lives do follow humdrum, dispiriting patterns because we employ too many people doing work that machines should be doing.
Imagine if all the people with boring, dead-end machine jobs were told they never had to work another day in their life at a job they did not like.
And that meant, for too many of us, ditching what we loved to do and doing the work of a machine.
But sadly, other people don't think his work is any good.
And we got them all, more or less, by trade and the wealth generated by our work doing some function for which we are trained.
The system was revised in the 1830s because it was viewed as discouraging work by interfering with the laws of supply and demand relating to labor.
As nice as it would be for the Japan strategy to work in the developing world, I don't think these countries can count on it.
Plus, raising plants and animals takes a long time and is a lot of work to boot.
You can install Boinc software on your computer, choose a project you want your computer to work on when you are away from it, and maybe do your bit to change the world.
Instead of earning money, members of the collectives earned work points (which, of course, everyone prefers to money).
Inspired by the Chinese effort, he, too, tried to increase the agricultural production of his country by emptying the cities and sending everyone to work on the farms under brutal conditions.
But in making the case that war can and will be ended, I have my work cut out for me.
The most difficult work is in the past.
Even in civilized corporate offices, professionals in business attire say their work tasks place them "down in the trenches" or that a certain "campaign" requires "guerrilla" marketing.
While military service was less important to securing work in commerce, that was not a particularly noteworthy occupation.
We don't find ourselves endlessly returning to their work again and again.
If we have the will and if we do the work, we can make the world greater than we have ever imagined.
Nor is it true that, after I had learned these elements, I did the rest of the work myself.
My work was practice, practice, practice.
So long as we felt his loving presence and knew that he took a watchful interest in our work, fraught with so many difficulties, we could not be discouraged.
The tedium of that work is hard to conceive.
In the finals, no one read my work over to me, and in the preliminaries I offered subjects with some of which I was in a measure familiar before my work in the Cambridge school; for at the beginning of the year I had passed examinations in English, History, French and German, which Mr. Gilman gave me from previous Harvard papers.
Mr. Gilman sent my written work to the examiners with a certificate that I, candidate No. 233, had written the papers.
The embossed books and other apparatus arrived, and I threw myself into the work with renewed confidence.
He explained each time what I did not understand in the previous lesson, assigned new work, and took home with him the Greek exercises which I had written during the week on my typewriter, corrected them fully, and returned them to me.
My tutor had plenty of time to explain what I did not understand, so I got on faster and did better work than I ever did in school.
I had always done my work in braille or in my head.
I am frequently asked how I overcome the peculiar conditions under which I work in college.
But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
It is impossible not to think of all this when I return to the country after a year of work in town.
When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
They tell people when to go to work, and when to go home and rest.
I hope that good people will continue to work for Tommy until his fund is completed, and education has brought light and music into his little life.
Put your whole heart in the good work, my child, and it cannot fail.
I wrote to my friends about the work and enlisted their sympathy.
My mother and several of my friends said they would help me with the establishment of a public library.
I should be willing to work night and day if it could only be accomplished.
As I sit by the window writing to you, it is so lovely to have the soft, cool breezes fan my cheek and to feel that the hard work of last year is over!
Sometimes it really seems as if the task which we have set ourselves were more than we can accomplish; but at other times I enjoy my work more than I can say.
I do think I could work all day long without feeling tired if they would let me.
I find I get on faster, and do better work with Mr. Keith than I did in the classes at the Cambridge School, and I think it was well that I gave up that kind of work.
TO MRS. LAURENCE HUTTON [Wrentham] May 29, 1898. ...My work goes on bravely.
December 22,  ...I suppose Mr. Keith writes you the work-a-day news.
I'm enjoying my work even more than I expected to, which is another way of saying that I'm glad I came.
When she first wrote from Tuscumbia to Mr. Michael Anagnos, Dr. Howes son-in-law and his successor as Director of the Perkins Institution, about her work with her pupil, the Boston papers began at once to publish exaggerated accounts of Helen Keller.
It was Dr. Howe who, by his work with Laura Bridgman, made Miss Sullivan's work possible: but it was Miss Sullivan who discovered the way to teach language to the deaf-blind.
Finally I remembered the kindergarten beads, and set her to work stringing them.
I was incredulous when he first told me the secret.
Beside, clothes introduced sewing, a kind of work which you may call endless; a woman's dress, at least, is never done.
By the blushes of Aurora and the music of Memnon, what should be man's morning work in this world?
There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.
By the middle of April, for I made no haste in my work, but rather made the most of it, my house was framed and ready for the raising.
"But," says one, "you do not mean that the students should go to work with their hands instead of their heads?"
Men and oxen exchange work; but if we consider necessary work only, the oxen will be seen to have greatly the advantage, their farm is so much the larger.
Man does some of his part of the exchange work in his six weeks of haying, and it is no boy's play.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
If we do not get out sleepers, and forge rails, and devote days and nights to the work, but go to tinkering upon our lives to improve them, who will build railroads?
"Good Lord"--said he, "a man that has to work as I do, if he does not forget the ideas he has had, he will do well.
Drive a nail home and clinch it so faithfully that you can wake up in the night and think of your work with satisfaction--a work at which you would not be ashamed to invoke the Muse.
The young Princess Bolkonskaya had brought some work in a gold- embroidered velvet bag.
"I have brought my work," said she in French, displaying her bag and addressing all present.
"Charming!" whispered the little princess, sticking the needle into her work as if to testify that the interest and fascination of the story prevented her from going on with it.
Pierre was always astonished at Prince Andrew's calm manner of treating everybody, his extraordinary memory, his extensive reading (he had read everything, knew everything, and had an opinion about everything), but above all at his capacity for work and study.
The little princess, plump and rosy, was sitting in an easy chair with her work in her hands, talking incessantly, repeating Petersburg reminiscences and even phrases.
"I know that no one can help if nature does not do her work," said Prince Andrew, evidently confused.
He was one of those, who, liking work, knew how to do it, and despite his indolence would sometimes spend a whole night at his writing table.
Bilibin liked conversation as he liked work, only when it could be made elegantly witty.
Several of those present smiled at Zherkov's words, expecting one of his usual jokes, but noticing that what he was saying redounded to the glory of our arms and of the day's work, they assumed a serious expression, though many of them knew that what he was saying was a lie devoid of any foundation.
"That is probably the work of Vinesse," said Pierre, mentioning a celebrated miniaturist, and he leaned over the table to take the snuffbox while trying to hear what was being said at the other table.
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.
He acknowledged no acquaintances but saw in all these men only brothers, and burned with impatience to set to work with them.
He did not know that since the nursing mothers were no longer sent to work on his land, they did still harder work on their own land.
It now seemed clear to him that all his experience of life must be senselessly wasted unless he applied it to some kind of work and again played an active part in life.
At such moments Princess Mary would think how intellectual work dries men up.
Prince Andrew said that for that work an education in jurisprudence was needed which he did not possess.
Though the peasants paid quitrent, Alpatych thought no difficulty would be made about complying with this order, for there were two hundred and thirty households at work in Bogucharovo and the peasants were well to do.
But despite her grief, or perhaps just because of it, she took on herself all the difficult work of directing the storing and packing of their things and was busy for whole days.
The old count, suddenly setting to work, kept passing from the yard to the house and back again, shouting confused instructions to the hurrying people, and flurrying them still more.
When Natasha set to work two cases were standing open in the ballroom, one almost full up with crockery, the other with carpets.
She at once set to work afresh and they now trusted her completely.
Thanks to Natasha's directions the work now went on expeditiously, unnecessary things were left, and the most valuable packed as compactly as possible.
When they understood that order the servants set to work at this new task with pleasure and zeal.
Just as she needed to work off her spleen so she had sometimes to exercise her still-existing faculty of thinking--and the pretext for that was a game of patience.
No, but I know I must work to comfort my mother, to repay you, and not to leave the children such beggars as I was.
The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity.
He said it would work for a girl or a boy.
Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.
The day before they were scheduled to leave, Alex came home from work and asked to see the tickets.
When you're only going to work for the summer, you can't be too picky.
"I'll drive you to work," he said.
I work for Uncle Bill on his ranch, and he pays me six dollars a month and my board.
"They seem like open-work," remarked the boy, gazing intently.
At such times Dorothy, Zeb and the Wizard all pushed behind, and lifted the wheels over the roughest places; so they managed, by dint of hard work, to keep going.
So, as you are now too old to wander abroad and work in a circus, I offer you a home here as long as you live.
He was not strong enough to work on the farm like his brothers; but he loved books and study.
"Yes, Christopher; and it is hard work, too," answered Robert.
When the work was finished, the old fishing boat looked rather odd, with a paddle wheel on each side which dipped just a few inches into the water.
It will be regarded as a dividend of the work of the one hundred prior generations that got the world to this point.
All the work is done by machines already.
All day long in their play-time and work-time Miss Sullivan kept spelling into her pupil's hand, and by that Helen Keller absorbed words, just as the child in the cradle absorbs words by hearing thousands of them before he uses one and by associating the words with the occasion of their utterance.
But the notes of the flute came home to his ears out of a different sphere from that he worked in, and suggested work for certain faculties which slumbered in him.
Do you consider that assassination shows greatness of soul? said the little princess, smiling and drawing her work nearer to her.
A cannon ball struck the very end of the earth work by which he was standing, crumbling down the earth; a black ball flashed before his eyes and at the same instant plumped into something.
You just have to work at it a little at a time.