Usage examples for workman

  1. A broken workman was sitting in the shadow, rocking himself slowly to and fro, and groaning. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. In fact, we feel that anything that would help to better the social attention of the negro would make him a better workman. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  3. The next step was to demonstrate his ability as a manager and financier as well as a skilled workman. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  4. " I'm in a hurry to get home," nodded the young workman. – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  5. The workman thinks he can do as he pleases. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  6. And this Mr- Mr Hallett, she said softly, is still a workman in Messrs. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  7. It has so increased our control over Nature that even the humblest workman of to- day enjoys many comforts denied kings a few centuries ago. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  8. And they have beaten the English capitalist, who did not know enough to take lessons from his workman and form unions of his own. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  9. First word I said to him, in this very house, was, 'Are you really a workman? – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  10. And the man, a workman, though Grandon does not recognize him, rushes through in dismay, but his presence of mind saves worse disaster. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  11. A workman, an Italian, laughed. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  12. Lydia, driven to despair to get a certain job finished before the weather finally broke, had engaged him by the week, had found him an able workman, and had not ever learned to regret her choice. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  13. If a workman could raise sufficient money or credit to purchase a supply of machines he could " set up in business," employ a number of " hands" and merely direct or manage the enterprise. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  14. I am not a good workman, I fear. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  15. I consider this one of the best things that can be done for the saving workman. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  16. " After all, I'm not really a common workman," reflected he. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  17. A man who has served for twenty years will not be an indifferent workman sir. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  18. He was a capable workman, with little to do and no reward. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  19. He calmly gazed after the now distant workman. – A Woman's Will by Anne Warner
  20. Peter, pale and agitated, gazed at the mother, the child, the sturdy workman and the threatening, shrieking mob. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers