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General Crossword Questions for “laborer”

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Encyclopedia

  • A labourer is one of the construction trades, traditionally considered unskilled manual labor, as opposed to skilled labor.[clarification needed] In the division of labor, laborers have all blasting, hand The first century BC engineer Vitruvius writes in detail about laborer practices at that time. — “Laborer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In his study of day laborers in Atlanta, Terry Easton interviews white and black day laborers in addition to hispanic workers. Unorganized day labor creates real problems for day laborers: 1 in 3 corner day laborers have experienced theft of wages in the past two months. — “Day labor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Isidore the Laborer, also known as Isidore the Farmer, (Spanish: San Isidro Labrador), (c. 1070 – 15 May 1130) was a Spanish day laborer known for Saint Isidore is widely venerated as the patron saint of peasants and day laborers, as he had been one himself. In 1947, at the request of the. — “Isidore the Laborer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • After the fever had left his veins, the youth thought that at last he was going to suffocate. He became aware of the foul atmosphere in which he had been struggling. He was grimy and dripping like a laborer in a foundry. He grasped his canteen and took a long swallow of the warmed water. — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • The savage began to earn his living as a day laborer in Geneva. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • As usual, in their spare time, they lit bonfires, steamed themselves before them naked; smoked, picked out and baked sprouting rotten potatoes, told and listened to stories of Potemkin's and Suvorov's campaigns, or to legends of Alesha the Sly, or the priest's laborer Mikolka. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • The limit of this evil time had arrived only when, on the dawn of a winter's morning, Peter Quint was found, by a laborer going to early work, stone dead on the road from the village: a catastrophe explained–superficially at least–by a visible wound to his head; such a wound as might have been produced–and as, on the final evidence, HAD been–by a fatal slip, in the dark and after leaving the public house, on the steepish icy slope, a wrong path altogether, at the bottom of which he lay. — “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James
  • In addition to his farming, which called for special attention in spring, and in addition to reading, Levin had begun that winter a work on agriculture, the plan of which turned on taking into account the character of the laborer on the land as one of the unalterable data of the question, like the climate and the soil, and consequently deducing all the principles of scientific culture, not simply from the data of soil and climate, but from the data of soil, climate, and a certain unalterable character of the laborer. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • A laborer would not have done in a day what occupied me an hour. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas

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