Toiled sentence examples

  • Three hundred workers toiled on the project.

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  • 400 we have the evidence of the Chinese pilgrims, who toiled through Central Asia into India as the birthplace of their faith.

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  • At Megara he formed a life-long friendship with Asclepiades, with whom he toiled in the night that he might study philosophy by day.

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  • In the Biographia Literaria (1817) he says that in Schelling's Naturphilosophie and System des transcendentalen Idealismus he first found a general coincidence with much that he had toiled out for himself, and he repeated some of the main tenets of Schelling.

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  • He has indeed praised "the self-sufficing power of solitude" in almost the same phrase as Wordsworth, and from time to time would even in youth seclude himself for a season in complete intellectual absorption, as when he toiled among his.

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  • toiled all night and took nothing!

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  • Science has toiled too long forging weapons for fools to use.

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  • He started work at the age of seven in a ropeworks, attending the wheel of a rope-spinner for ten hours a day, and on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings toiled in a barber's shop. He afterwards became a gasworker, and in 1889 he helped to found the National Union of Gas Workers and General Labourers, becoming its general secretary.

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  • And Simon answered, Master, we toiled all night and took nothing !

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  • toiled away for many years to create these great tomes what would now be created in days by modern technology.

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  • We then toiled up to the top to be rewarded by its panoramic view across London.

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  • The Monks toiled away for many years to create these great tomes what would now be created in days by modern technology.

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  • In ages past when our agrarian ancestors toiled in the fields all day, sunlight exposure provided sufficient time for vitamin D manufacture.

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  • ramshackle hut on the fringes of the City toiled a boy of no more than ten cycles.

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  • toiled too long forging weapons for fools to use.

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  • At this task he toiled for years, involved in contradictions which it took all the finished skill of the jurist to conceal from him for a time.

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  • In a ramshackle hut on the fringes of the City toiled a boy of no more than ten cycles.

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  • While some stars seem to achieve overnight success, many of Hollywood's top names toiled in B-movie purgatory before hitting it big.

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  • toiled up to the top to be rewarded by its panoramic view across London.

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  • He still toiled on unofficially until, the objection of the senate having been met by the appointment of a new secretary of the treasury, his second nomination was approved, and he was able to proceed with direct negotiations, The English and American commissioners finally met at Ghent, and in the tedious and irritating discussions which ensued Gallatin took the leading part.

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