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  • The three young women, who appeared to be very industrious and comfortable, raised their heads to look at me, and then went on with their work.
  • ’I want to have something to do with all those many hours when you are so industrious.
  • ’No better opening anywhere,’ said my aunt, ’for a man who conducts himself well, and is industrious.’
  • ’For a man who conducts himself well,’ repeated Mrs. Micawber, with her clearest business manner, ’and is industrious.
  • ’Oh, what ugly wrinkles in my bad boy’s forehead!’ said Dora, and still being on my knee, she traced them with her pencil; putting it to her rosy lips to make it mark blacker, and working at my forehead with a quaint little mockery of being industrious, that quite delighted me in spite of myself.

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  • She is likely to succeed in the job because she is smart, friendly, and industrious.
  • She is the most industrious of all Tashi’s father’s widows, and her fields are praised for their cleanliness, productivity and general attractiveness.
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