Usage examples for laborers

  1. Nor was this triumph without the cost of further suffering: for they were not allowed a mouthful of food or a drop of water, although an abundance of both had been distributed to the other laborers in the field. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  2. It was a pretty sad time for literary men, as they were thus compelled to wear clothing like the common laborers. – Comic History of the United States by Bill Nye
  3. Many independent men everywhere in these States a few years back in their lives were hired laborers. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. To see and talk with the laborers; to do something, anything to prove that this tragic companion had no real existence! – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  5. Timar promised the laborers double pay if they would work a few hours longer. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  6. And the laborers be taught a lesson! – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  7. Grape- growing is not, however, an art wholly governed by rules of the past to be carried on by common laborers who use hands only, but is one in which its followers may make use of science and may put thought, skill and taste into their work. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  8. Co- operative action among the farmers and farm laborers was particularly desired and encouraged. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  9. But because we sell not only our bodies, but our souls also, give us more bread than these laborers receive, who sell their bodies only. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  10. The laborers about whom we are talking are free men in a free state. – What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner
  11. And was there anywhere a more industrious nation of laborers, had there ever been, before them, a thriftier or a more skilful race? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. When I have pointed out that there are " no masses" nor " classes" in Canada- that all are laborers, I have been met with a blank stare. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  13. The enclosed letter is from Pallegrino, one of the Italian laborers established in our neighborhood. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  14. In some cases, they were also used as farm laborers. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  15. The admission of the Hindu would relieve British Columbia's great need for manual laborers. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  16. Negroes were plentiful there, and laborers scarce in the West Indies. – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  17. All business is going on as usual, and laborers are at work in the streets and on the houses. – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana
  18. Then came a foreman and a gang of laborers. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few. – The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories by Margaret Collier Graham
  20. The man, however, was disliked by his fellow- laborers. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade