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    1. "Labor is free here Ava, any one of us could have been supporting her all along, even one of the wives with a single stainless kitchen knife

    2. This was all the fruits of his labor

    3. Tahlmute was clearly not enjoying the manual labor he was involved in

    4. "If you don't mind a little labor

    5. The map itself could be purchased in town for half a shift of unskilled labor or half of a small steel ball-bearing

    6. It's the free labor in this basin of travelers willing to pull sail, but that's another lecture

    7. It was a labor of love on her part, and they all understood

    8. The White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives has prepared a list of general information about nearly 100 programs operated by the Departments of Justice, Labor, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and Education

    9. time Shawn was born when I went into labor at 33

    10. hopelessness while she was in labor

    11. For what it was worth, this time was a prelude to trouble because the captains of Atlantean industry were already stirring up trouble by trying to find cheap labor on the mainland

    12. Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? And your labor for that

    13. 28Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest

    14. any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labor: and this was my portion of all my labor

    15. rejoiced because of all my labor, and this was my portion from all my labor

    16. looked at all the works that my hands had worked, and at the labor that I had labored to

    17. 18 I hated all my labor in which I labored under the

    18. will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have rule over all of my labor in which I have

    19. Therefore I began to cause my heart to despair concerning all the labor in which I had

    20. 21 For there is a man whose labor is with wisdom, with

    21. labor, and of the striving of his heart, in which he labors under the sun? 23 For all his

    22. drink, and make his soul enjoy good in his labor

    23. every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God

    24. 4 Then I saw all the labor and achievement that is the envy of a man’s

    25. There is no end to all of his labor,

    26. “For whom then, do I labor, and deprive my

    27. than one, because they have a good reward for their labor

    28. again as he came, and shall take nothing for his labor, which he may carry away in his

    29. All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled

    30. drink, and to be joyful: for that will accompany him in his labor all the days of his life

    31. your days of vanity: for that is your portion in life, and in your labor in which you labor

    32. I did a shipment of lowland thesh before that, as I remember, I made about an iron or two a day for the labor I put into that deal

    33. with pain, eyes closed, sounding much like a woman in the throes of labor

    34. All roads ran to the main one, if that were blocked, they would have to— "It's Rosie, she's in labor

    35. "Labor, I thought the place was on fire

    36. There were lots of hawkers about, and labor boards pleaded for algal technicians, metallurgists and moldmakers with attractive rates, as well as the usual factory help

    37. As he watched them labor, Brodin still found it strange that, among the rest of the Triad, his people had somehow gained the title ‘dwarf’

    38. Of course, it was possible that the labor of his search had worn down Andrastus

    39. “‘For in nature he is like the stingless drones who waste the labor of the bees, eating

    40. We’ve learned so much from Hesiod, about ordinary life and honest labor

    41. It symbolizes fruitless labor, an emotional void, or loneliness

    42. As I mentioned earlier, a couple of centuries ago, people were involved in a lot of manual labor

    43. As for the sons, one hears little from them, but it would appear that they soon learn to adjust to this labor - in fact, there is some evidence that most of the boys grow to enjoy the situation enormously

    44. Barrin himself wished to pay for his boarding with silver or labor, but Gerill would not accept

    45. It made a difference to me that the captain was a good man, as he appreciated my labor

    46. ‘Strange,’ Martin thought, ‘how countries and regions had adopted the same idea to keep people of different religions or culture from entering unless of course they were to do labor for the rich ones

    47. “Therefore, He will give them up until the time when she who is in labor has borne a child

    48. None had made a sound since my labor intensified

    49. almost endless labor before them, but they had every

    50. There is no one body of men or women who can be simultaneously abreast of the intricacies of, for example: taxes, medical care, foreign aid, military spending, agriculture, labor, foreign trade, and on and on

    1. breathing was still labored

    2. looked at all the works that my hands had worked, and at the labor that I had labored to

    3. 18 I hated all my labor in which I labored under the

    4. labored under the sun

    5. not labored for it

    6. He was sure Tellin’s Balloon had passed him while he labored thru the city

    7. He had indeed been at full strength then, bearing not so much as a scratch or a labored breath as a result

    8. After several minutes of running and labored gasps for air, they were faced with a four-way split in the corridor: they DRAFT

    9. “I got my hot pecker up a girl’s cunt,” the boy grunted, as he labored over her

    10. except those of Joseph"s coughing and labored breathing

    11. Neither institution sought/seeks to improve an individual‘s ―natural‖ condition but exploit, rather, that individual‘s labored and intellectual resources for economic and political reasons

    12. Some labored in fields while the ―favored‖ among them were retained as house servants

    13. Drenched with sweat and with labored breathing they continued, the one mostly retreating, the other receiving additional cuts for his boldness

    14. His crashing footsteps grew louder with each of Colling’s strides, and Colling began to hear his pursuer’s labored breathing over his own

    15. Had it shaken the ground under his feet a little? Within his labored trot it was hard to tell

    16. most of the same stuff I'd just labored through, all over again

    17. “What your feeling is lust, nothing more” she said, her breath labored she looked up at me and her green eyes sparkled with the same desire I felt “And for me its not just about that anymore”

    18. Each labored movement as he lowers himself to the ground and struggles to stand back up reminding him of the wrestling match he had with the angel

    19. We can’t leave the house,” she said, her breathing becoming labored

    20. Dixie’s breath was labored and she just took one last large breath, exhaled, and did not breathe again

    21. What he did not know as he labored through

    22. “They have considered a thousand plans before deciding, and Nemia has labored for countless hours over Talia’s wedding dress

    23. Her dress was also white, with similar gold trim around the floor-length hem and the cuffs of the sleeves, and he could readily believe that Nemia had labored many hours to produce such perfect simplicity

    24. With a huge effort and desperately labored breaths, he began to slowly read the names of children killed by monsters

    25. What he had given to her, she was now giving back to him, as she labored to bring forth a new life

    26. � His breath was more labored than before

    27. He heard the labored breathing of others as Yigal and Naaman joined him

    28. “Men!” Moshe was forced to shout repeatedly above the noisy throng as they labored through the choking dust

    29. Caleb explained, shouting above the noise of the hoofbeats and labored breathing of the

    30. He heard the labored breathing of others as Yigal and Naaman

    31. “Men!” Moshe was forced to shout repeatedly above the noisy throng as they labored through

    32. His breathing was labored, but quiet

    33. I noticed that his breathing had become labored

    34. labored in love for the Christ they met in the man

    35. The room was still except for the labored breathing of George Potter and

    36. Warren, concerned about his next week"s appearance before the Senate committee labored on his presentation and the related visuals

    37. After a few seconds the compressor kicked in, labored briefly, and the unit shut down

    38. From down the hall the heavy tread of Despina reverberated as she labored up the stairs

    39. The pregnant women labored and delivered in a rather cramped room with two delivery tables separated only by a flimsy curtain

    40. building growing beneath his fingertips as he labored with intricate

    41. A generation of goblins had labored to build the massive structure

    42. That done, I labored just to breathe since in a sack, still gagged, still bound

    43. Ceder kept her chin down as she labored, doubting whether her tired effort helped at all

    44. Even this high in the Clestender Mountains it was humid, and the work that Tristan labored at was hard and sweat-inducing

    45. ” He took a labored breath

    46. The genius owes something to both his ancestors and his progeny; likewise is he under obligation to the race, nation, and circumstances of his inventive discoveries; he should also remember that it was as man among men that he labored and wrought out his inventions

    47. Besides these towns they labored in many villages as well as in the countryside

    48. For years she labored acceptably as a member of the women's corps, and when Peter was driven out of Jerusalem, she accompanied him upon all his journeys to the churches as well as on all his missionary excursions

    49. 15 John traveled much, labored incessantly, and after becoming bishop of the Asia churches, settled down at Ephesus

    50. ' I am now sending you to reap that whereon you have not labored; others have labored, and you are about to enter into their labor

    1. Bolt stands to one side, ignoring the laboring men, taking seemingly random shots of something on the other side of the highway that only he can see: click, whir, click, whir

    2. laboring within the sphere of this deep sadness all

    3. its owner, except to feast on them with his eyes? 12 The sleep of a laboring man is sweet,

    4. For many floors now he'd been laboring up the zigzag stairs that had been planked up to what were once balconies

    5. He continued laboring over her heatedly and then another orgasm swelled from within her to a tremendous bursting, only to be followed by still a third eruption which tore through her being with delightful ferocity

    6. There was a defining moment in our nation‘s history when the laboring classes (en masse) went from resenting the rich to emulating their lifestyles…or trying to, at least

    7. They weren’t particularly welcome in Costa Rica and usually could find a place for themselves only in the most undesirable of areas, laboring in menial jobs – hence his welcome reception by authorities when attempting to locate and return them to Nicaragua

    8. eyes was a small mouse laboring to move a piece of

    9. Continuing their rapid progress up the line, the groaning refrain was soon suffused with a more melodic chanting coming from those more used to heavy laboring activity, and the sounds were of the kind made in unison that helped to mitigate the arduousness and boredom of those efforts

    10. melodic chanting coming from those more used to heavy laboring activity, and the sounds

    11. They would constantly ask if they were laboring in the

    12. love of Christ, or if they were laboring for the man they greatly

    13. The experience gained by laboring in love

    14. When I was a child a laboring man was

    15. 1 One evening at Shunem, after John's apostles had returned to Hebron, and after Jesus' apostles had been sent out two and two, when the Master was engaged in teaching a group of twelve of the younger evangelists who were laboring under the direction of Jacob, together with the twelve women, Rachel asked Jesus this question: "Master, what shall we answer when women ask us, What shall I do to be saved?" When Jesus heard this question, he answered:

    16. The Pharisees had been laboring to persuade Mary that Jesus was beside himself, demented

    17. 'I'll do it!' His voice was thick with laboring emotions

    18. During most of the night and since they had arisen that morning, Simon Peter and Simon Zelotes had been earnestly laboring with their brethren to bring them all to the point of the wholehearted acceptance of the Master, not merely as the Messiah, but also as the divine Son of the living God

    19. The stallion panted, laboring hard

    20. As it was, I recall laboring until the wee hours of the morning

    21. until the value of his upkeep superseded his value as a laboring

    22. with me, laboring just as attentively as I was

    23. laboring skill that they were being taught, and nothing else

    24. It was an intense day, laboring in

    25. that my laboring efforts in thy illustrious service

    26. the fruits of all their laboring efforts

    27. laboring to stir the potions and chant the charms,

    28. In the course of thy laboring logic and analytical deduction,

    29. only to be forcefully imposed upon those laboring masses of subjugated men,

    30. of the laboring nether mortals

    31. that of an aged, hardened worker who’d spent all his life laboring to

    32. He laid a gentle hand on her laboring chest and whispered, ‘Sorry

    33. Take for instance, a man laboring in the hot sun with nothing to drink, and working until he’s worn blisters on his feet and hands and he’s nearly in tears from the terrible ache in his back

    34. There was no organization other than Rogerdonia and few of his friends laboring on keeping the 222

    35. Biology and psychology are still laboring under the old “linear time, objective space” view

    36. laboring over a box the size and shape of a torpedo casing

    37. Jesus has already told us that if we try and build our house all on our own efforts without any of God’s help or guidance, that we will end up laboring in vain when it is all said and done

    38. Bottom line – unless God is the One who is building up your life in the direction that He will want it to go in, you will end up laboring in vain when it is all finally said and done

    39. The Jayco was laboring hard, fighting to gain a tirehold on the shifting gravel of a much too-steep hill, when something caught the woman’s eye and dragged it to the driver’s-side window

    40. In I'mage's culture of judgement laboring under an ethic of perfection, the will to self-define is a terrifying choice

    41. Money enslaves the dancing mind to the laboring body and chains the creative spirit to the consuming hunger

    42. Parnell has been laboring for nine hours now

    43. It is still alive, but if she is still laboring a couple of hours

    44. Zombie tranced by monergy, owners and controllers try to divide workers into separate unions, fields, and occupations to propel us into a class competition between skilled and unskilled labor, the higher, the lower, and the non-paid, so we fight each other, rather than resisting and refusing that which enslaves worker and owner alike – money; that which you are laboring for, rather than the health of each other and Eartheart

    45. All work should be reconceived as functions for health creation, laboring to maintain and improve the vitality of society, the integrity of the commons, and the creativity of the individual

    46. The present revolution in the opinions of all classes of men, the highest and most cultured of men as well as those of the laboring class, stands unparalleled in the history of the world

    47. It is true the tragedy of the faded face combined with the uncomfortably young heart, which is the tragedy that every woman who has had an easy life has to endure for quite a number of years, finds no place in the existence of a drudge; it is true too that I never yet saw, and I am sure you didn't, a woman of the laboring classes make efforts to appear younger than she is; and it is also true that I have seldom seen, and I am sure you haven't, women of the class that has little to do leave off making them

    48. laboring over this material

    49. laboring under the belief her mother’s illness was her

    50. But even if we admit for a moment that it might be better for the race to discard its present foundation, Individualism,-that it is a nobler ideal that man should labor, not for himself alone, but in and for a brotherhood of his fellows, and share with them all in common, realizing Swedenborg's idea of heaven, where, as he says, the angels derive their happiness, not from laboring for self, but for each other, -even admit all this, and a sufficient answer is, This is not evolution, but revolution

    1. labor, and of the striving of his heart, in which he labors under the sun? 23 For all his

    2. 9 What profit has he who works in that in which he labors? 10 I have seen the burden

    3. what profit does he have who labors for the wind? 17 All his days he also eats in

    4. which he labors under the sun, all the days of his life which God has given him; for this

    5. the work that is done under the sun, because however much a man labors to seek it out,

    6. George, Belle and White Feathers, who had been in on the secret for weeks, were still justly impressed with the results of the girls' labors, even as much as Harry

    7. I mention this because my daughter has only known the benefits of my labors and has no firsthand knowledge of the hardships faced to obtain this level of accommodation

    8. His labors slaying the Nemean lion, vanquishing

    9. the labors that reveal their full truth

    10. That many financially successful individuals should decide to pass along the fruits of their labors to their families and loved ones instead of having them arbitrarily redistributed to other individuals, should be a prerogative of acquired wealth; a privilege enjoyed by those who have properly earned it and should enjoy the right of disposing it as they think fit

    11. That all might eat and rejoice in their labors?

    12. You will not be paid for your labors and all that you produce will be turned into the community store, to be doled out by the Committee

    13. The sound, repeated endlessly, was like a continuous clapping of hands that accompanied their labors

    14. This is so out of character for them that it seems almost impossible, but apparently they even assist in the most mundane and distasteful of labors with as much stoic military discipline as any commander could ask! Imagine Dark Dragons expending their flame in flaring latrine pits! I would have thought that any of them would gladly die before submitting to such malodorous drudgery, but our witnesses have seen it with their own eyes, and reported that it was accomplished with no more griping and complaint than one would expect from any other soldiers!

    15. The scene of his labors was Parthia and Ethiopia in which latter country he suffered martyrdom being killed with a halberd in the city of Nadabah A

    16. Apostle Paul (Apostle of Jesus Christ appointed after the Resurrection by Jesus) Paul the apostle who before was called Saul after his great travail and unspeakable labors in promoting the Gospel of Christ suffered also in this first persecution under Nero

    17. that accompanied their labors

    18. jobs in between you should discover that your labors are

    19. the Lord rested upon his life, and his labors

    20. should help man in his labors, we humbly pray

    21. * His intention was to put in practice in America, communities founded on the principles of “equal distribution of enjoyments and of labors

    22. The labors of battle for this victory become insignificant when one contemplates that he joins and is numbered among those who

    23. He enjoyed his labors with Zebedee in Capernaum, but he missed the children playing out by the side of the Nazareth carpenter shop

    24. 5 And this youth, Fortune, subsequently became the leader of the Christians in Crete and the close associate of Titus in his labors for the uplift of the Cretan believers

    25. But he did not know how well the Jewish tutor had prepared the way for his labors

    26. Throughout the remainder of Jesus' earth life this Personalized Adjuster was associated with him in all his labors; Jesus was in constant communion with this exalted Adjuster

    27. He now clearly and fully comprehended all these far-flung relationships, and he desired to be away for a season of quiet meditation so that he could think out the plans and decide upon the procedures for the prosecution of his public labors in behalf of this world and for all other worlds in his local universe

    28. In view of John's precarious situation, Jesus began definitely to plan his program of public labors in behalf of his people and the world, in behalf of every inhabited world throughout his vast universe

    29. Thus by one great decision Jesus voluntarily deprived himself of all superhuman co-operation in all matters having to do with the remainder of his mortal career unless the Father might independently choose to participate in some certain act or episode of the Son's earth labors

    30. No miracle, ministry of mercy, or any other possible event occurring in connection with Jesus' remaining earth labors could possibly be of the nature or character of an act transcending the natural laws established and regularly working in the affairs of man as he lives on Urantia except in this expressly stated matter of time

    31. 2 Jesus thus settled upon another and consistent policy for the remainder of his earth labors

    32. Andrew's counsel finally prevailed, and they went forth to their labors

    33. Rest yourselves from the arduous labors of the kingdom and enjoy the refreshment that comes from reverting to your former vocations or from discovering new sorts of recreational activity

    34. The Apostle Philip, in his labors for the Samaritans after the death of Jesus, held many meetings on the site of this old Samaritan temple

    35. 2 As the twenty-four began their labors in Sidon, Jesus went to stay in a home just north of the city, the house of Justa and her mother, Bernice

    36. This stage of his ministry was characterized by his acknowledgment of divinity and embraced the labors of his last year in the flesh

    37. 3 But John oftentimes recounted this experience in connection with his subsequent labors in behalf of the kingdom

    38. Jesus and his associates were about to enter upon their last mission, the three months' tour of all Perea, which terminated only upon the Master's entering Jerusalem for his final labors on earth

    39. From these labors Jesus went directly to Jerusalem to pass through his final experiences in the flesh

    40. The seventy, supplemented by the periodic labors of Jesus and the twelve apostles, worked in the following cities and towns and some fifty additional villages: Zaphon, Gadara, Macad, Arbela, Ramath, Edrei, Bosora, Caspin, Mispeh, Gerasa, Ragaba, Succoth, Amathus, Adam, Penuel, Capitolias, Dion, Hatita, Gadda, Philadelphia, Jogbehah, Gilead, Beth-Nimrah, Tyrus, Elealah, Livias, Heshbon, Callirrhoe, Beth-Peor, Shittim, Sibmah, Medeba, Beth-Meon, Areopolis, and Aroer

    41. That evening, in response to the labors of Peter, James and John made suitable apologies to the ten and were restored to the good graces of their brethren

    42. 2 Jesus met Abner at Heshbon, and Andrew directed that the labors of the seventy should not be interrupted by the Passover feast; Jesus advised that the messengers should go forward with their work in complete disregard of what was about to happen at Jerusalem

    43. 1 WHEN the work of teaching the people did not press them, it was the custom of Jesus and his apostles to rest from their labors each Wednesday

    44. Show all men on earth and the angels of heaven how cheerfully and courageously mortal man can, after having been called to work for a season in the special service of God, return to the labors of former days

    45. If, for the time being, your work in the outward affairs of the kingdom should be completed, you should go back to your former labors with the new enlightenment of the experience of sonship with God and with the exalted realization that, to him who is God-knowing, there is no such thing as common labor or secular toil

    46. In judging others, a man labors in vain, errs often, and easily sins; but in judging and looking into himself, he always labors with fruit

    47. so tired from their physical labors that they, too, became victims

    48. now felt the need to justify and defend her labors

    49. wood-stove stood my Grandmother, patent in her labors of love

    50. themselves to any of the labors thereof

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    Synonyms for "labor"

    labor labour toil project task undertaking department of labor dol labor department proletariat working class british labour party labour party labor movement trade union movement childbed confinement lying-in parturiency travail drive push tug dig drudge fag grind moil exertion strain drudgery childbearing delivery parturition birth pang bourgeoisie working men strive cultivate be troubled be distressed be burdened belabour belabor <i>[US]</i> elaborate overdo

    "labor" definitions

    a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

    productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

    concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

    an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

    a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries

    the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913

    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

    strive and make an effort to reach a goal

    work hard

    undergo the efforts of childbirth