Digging a note pad out of her purse, she labored over a note.
I labored all day to look like this.
Its breathing was labored, and it sighed when they reached its chair.
She encircled his neck with one arm, noting that his breathing didn't seem at all labored as he carried her across the creek.
A quick glance back revealed Princess following, steam puffing from her mouth and nose with every labored step.
There were no trees for shade, and Iliana.s labored breathing worried her.
He rode hard until the horse's breathing grew labored and then he slowed, senses alert.
In the same year Darfur and Harrar were annexed, and in 1877 Gordon became governor-general of the Sudan, where, with the valuable assistance of Gessi Pasha, he labored to destroy the slave trade and to establish just government.
My beautiful bride labored to the end, administrating to the fallen and the flu stricken souls of our town until she too, fell to the scourge of this most dreaded disease.
Tirhaka labored to propitiate the north country, and, probably rendered the Ethiopian rule acceptable throughout Egypt.
The latter labored at re-establishing order in fiscal affairs; and various measures like the impost of the dixiine upon all property save that of the clergy, together with the end of the corn famine, sufficed to restore a certain amount of well-being.
Fukuzawa Yukichi, founder of the KeiO Gijuku, now one of Japans four universities, did more than any of his contemporaries by writing and speaking to spread a knowledge of the West, its ways and its thoughts, and Nakamura Keiu labored in the same cause by translating Smiless Self-help and Mills Representative Government.
What then happened was very natural: imitations of the old wares were produced, and having been sufficiently disfigured by staining and other processes calculated to lend an air of rust and age, they were sold to ignorant persons, who labored under the singular yet common hallucination that the points to be looked for in specimens from early kilns were, not technical excellence, decorative tastefulness and richness of color, but dinginess, imperfections and dirt; persons who imagined, in short, that defects which they would condemn at once in new porcelains ought to be regarded as merits in old.
In Namaqualand and ~ Damaraland, British influence, exercised from Cape Colony, had long been strong, but the British government had refused to annex the country even when asked so to do by the German missionaries who labored among the natives.
At Karnak Hatshepsut labored chiefly to complete the works projected in the reigns of Tethmosis I.
During five months, while affecting to be the representative of a reign of justice and Robes- virtue, he labored at strengthening his politicopierres religious dictatorshipalready so formidably armed dictator- with new powers.
He had, Dissoludoubtless conscientiously, labored for the recon- tion of the stitution of the Empire; but it often happens that Frankish individual wills produce results other than those at Empire.
The ambassador, in fact, had the great advantage that he knew his own mind; the cabinet labored under the fatal disadvantage that it had, collectively, no mind.
At the same time, however, there were many who, opposed to the Paracelsian edefinition of chemistry, still labored at the problem of the alchemists, while others gave much attention to the chemical industries.
His body was damp with perspiration and his breath labored.
Others might have labored to seek the Christ, or any of a thousand potential projects of mind bending awe.
While he'd failed to save Annie from her moribund actions, he now labored to retain the phantom vision of her final memory.
Her breathing was labored, her rise from the fall characterized by clumsiness borne of fatigue.
Her breathing was labored, her chest burning and muscles shaking from the demon's abuse of her body.
It created a composition that is seemingly inevitable, not labored.
have the anvils and crucibles of your spirit labored here only for dust and wind?
For more than 1000 years the Church has labored in this place, and her work becomes more arduous as time goes on.
Together with the labored breathing, this could indicate the onset of pneumonia.
At first, these were slight, unexplained noises, sounds of labored breathing, and footsteps walking through the house.
endureweeks now I have labored in the worst possible conditions, enduring privations that would have broken lesser men.
Those who labored to construct the grotto were regularly rewarded with a glass of gin.
Thence till three, we labored with mustard poultices, laudanum, soda and ginger - Heavens!
For weeks now I have labored in the worst possible conditions, enduring privations that would have broken lesser men.
The contractual straitjacket under which George Eastham labored had changed little since the era of Kingaby himself.
thrum of the engine as we labored into the cloud.
During the Greco-Turkish War of 1897 Visconti Venosta labored to maintain the Europe-an concert, joined Great Britain in preserving Greece from the worst consequences of her folly, and lent moral and material aid in establishing an autonomous government in Crete.
Perhaps I shall hear a solitary loon laugh as he dives and plumes himself, or shall see a lonely fisher in his boat, like a floating leaf, beholding his form reflected in the waves, where lately a hundred men securely labored.
I listened anxiously to the thrum of the engine as we labored into the cloud.
Ellen labored on her uncle 's farm, plowing, sowing and harvesting.
Hitherto Judah and Israel labored under great vexations, but henceforward Asa King of Judah had peace ten years.
As the process continues, a dog will begin to show labored breathing as though struggling a bit for air.
When he or she sleeps, the near closing of the airway causes loud snoring and, sometimes, labored breathing.
When a child has croup, that portion of the airway just below the vocal cords narrows and becomes swollen, making breathing both noisy and labored.
Symptoms include labored breathing, the inability to forcefully blow air out of the lungs, and an increased susceptibility to respiratory tract infections.
Labored breathing or general feelings of sluggishness and lack of energy may warrant examination by a physician and testing of cholesterol.
Then the throat and tongue swell, the voice becomes hoarse, and swallowing and breathing become labored.
Physical examination may indicate labored breathing.
Labored breathing (the respiratory distress of RDS) may begin as soon as the infant is born, or within a few hours.
Typical symptoms of Chilodonella include lethargy, loss of appetite, clamped fins and labored breathing.
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