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industrious
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
characterized by a habit of hard work
  • Dull business by day, land agents, temperance hotel, Falconer's railway guide, civil service college, Gill's, catholic club, the industrious blind.
    Episode 6 — Hades (29% in)
  • A poor hardworking industrious man!
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (58% in)
  • As per prospectus of the Industrious Foreign Acclimatised Nationalised Friendly Stateaided Building Society (incorporated 1874), a maximum of 60 pounds per annum, being 1/6 of an assured income, derived from giltedged securities, representing at 5 % simple interest on capital of 1200 pounds (estimate of price at 20 years' purchase), of which to be paid on acquisition and the balance in the form of annual rent, viz.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (71% in)

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