Usage examples for industry

  1. The ground,- in other countries the gift of nature,- is here the result of industry. – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  2. For by industry the owner of the Kent lands would become rich. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. Under his encouragement, and especially to please him, I won every prize that industry, intelligence, and good conduct could obtain; and I rose, at an unusually early age, to be the head boy in the first class. – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  4. And just fancy, continued Wally, driving home his chum's nails with considerable industry, just fancy if young Fisher was to have to sit up here swotting over lines, just when his brother wants his vote in Hall on Friday! – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. The growth of this industry is most significant for the future of grape- growing in the region. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  6. War is a business, a great industry, now. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  7. Industry need not wish. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  8. Want to keep the cotton industry up here in the valley. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  9. Again: " He went from London to York;" " she is above disguise;" " they are supported by industry." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  10. " There was nothing for it but to follow their lead, and accordingly we followed with industry. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  11. My thoughts were not diverted by work for my friends, or by the administration of affairs of state; there was no pleasure in pleading in the courts; I could not bear the very sight of the Senate House; I felt, as was indeed too true, that I had lost all the harvest of both my industry and my success. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome by Various
  12. What a teacher industry is! – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  13. He was very fond of the arts, and was sensible that the promotion of industry ought to be the peculiar care of the head of the Government. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  14. Aloud he said, The manufacture of automobiles is going to be a tremendous industry. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  15. The growing of sweet potatoes a valuable industry. – Alden's Handy Atlas of the World by John B. Alden
  16. Now it stands open to every curious native or foreigner and it has even as an exhibition building been already pressed into the service of industry. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  17. It is the development of the appeal industry among lawyers for the defense. – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne
  18. In like manner all industry is carried on. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  19. Have not machines, and the demands of industry run away with our sense of proportion? – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy