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General Crossword Questions for “earning”

  • Lacking primary desire to make a living

Encyclopedia

  • Earnings of a company. Merit. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earning". — “Earning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This article is about theoretical attempts to define income. For its definition in United States law, see Income (United States legal definitions) For example the same person can gain more productive skills or acquire more productive income-earning assets to earn a higher income. — “Income - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Learning is acquiring new knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may Human learning may occur as part of education, personal development, or training. — “Learning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In coming out and earning her own living she had made a strong, cruel move towards freeing herself. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • I advise you to think of earning your living before entangling yourself with a wife whom you will have to support, and, in all probability, her brother also, who appeared to be nothing but a loafer." — “The Diary of a Nobody” by George Grossmith
  • But there was one whom we had forgotten, but who followed us, and was not disposed to let slip the chance of earning a smile and maybe a crown or two; and, while we lay hidden, the little farm-girl came by us and ran to the princess, curtseying and crying:... — “The Prisoner of Zenda” by Anthony Hope
  • I used to see myself in my neat cheap gown, sitting at home and waiting for him while he was earning our bread–sitting at home and working for him and loving him all the better because I had to work for him–seeing him come in tired and taking off his hat and coat for him, and, Marian, pleasing him with little dishes at dinner that I had learnt to make for his sake. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • "You wouldn't have me turn out people who've been earning money for us for centuries–people to whom we have responsibilities–and let in a pack of Scotch farmers?" — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford
  • The former was a boy of fourteen, but when he drew out what had been a fiddle, crushed to morsels in the great-coat, he blubbered aloud; and Cathy, when she learned the master had lost her whip in attending on the stranger, showed her humour by grinning and spitting at the stupid little thing; earning for her pains a sound blow from her father, to teach her cleaner manners. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte

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