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The Aeneid
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diligent
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The Aeneid
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  • The cheerful crew with diligence obey
  • Instructed thus, the wise Achates goes, And in his diligence his duty shows.
  • …busy pains, As exercise the bees in flow’ry plains, When winter past, and summer scarce begun, Invites them forth to labor in the sun; Some lead their youth abroad, while some condense Their liquid store, and some in cells dispense; Some at the gate stand ready to receive The golden burthen, and their friends relieve; All with united force, combine to drive The lazy drones from the laborious hive: With envy stung, they view each other’s deeds; The fragrant work with diligence proceeds.

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  • She’s the kind of diligent worker we want to hire.
  • A diligent detective investigates all clues.

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