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labour

General Crossword Questions for “labour”

  • Work hard
  • Party which expectant woman can go into?
  • Work
  • Old political party?
  • A political party is hard work
  • Left work
  • Taking pains when delivering, so be threatening to pick up the jack
  • Working party
  • Task makes sailor wear a frown
  • Place for researching our party
  • P before 1 across
  • New is old at work
  • Left - work

Encyclopedia

  • Hyperlinked encyclopaedia entry offers the history, leaders and structure of the party. Includes lists of organisations and members. The Labour Party was last in government between 1997 and 2010 under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, beginning with a majority of 179, reduced to 167 in 2001 and 66 in 2005. — “Labour Party (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Includes origins of the Labour Day, a day celebrated across the world to honor the economic and social achievements of workers. — “Labour Day - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The term labour movement or labor movement is a broad term for the development of a collective organization of working people, to campaign in their own interest for Many ruling class individuals and political groups may also be active in and part of the labour movement. — “Labour movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I could hear the sobbing labour of her breath frightfully quickened. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • Who can but admire this quality of gratitude in an unprotected orphan; and, if there entered some degree of selfishness into her calculations, who can say but that her prudence was perfectly justifiable? "I am alone in the world," said the friendless girl. "I have nothing to look for but what my own labour can bring me; and while that little pink-faced chit Amelia, with not half my sense, has ten thousand pounds and an establishment secure, poor Rebecca (and my figure is far better than hers) has only herself and her own wits to trust to. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • This Theseus, this Duke, this worthy knight When he had brought them into his city, And inned* them, ev'reach at his degree, *lodged He feasteth them, and doth so great labour To *easen them*, and do them all honour, *make them comfortable* That yet men weene* that no mannes wit *think Of none estate could amenden* it. *improve The minstrelsy, the service at the feast, The greate giftes to the most and least, The rich array of Theseus' palace, Nor who sate first or last upon the dais.<61> What ladies fairest be, or best dancing Or which of them can carol best or sing, Or who most feelingly speaketh of love; What hawkes sitten on the perch above, What houndes liggen* on the floor adown, *lie Of all this now make I no mentioun But of th'effect; that thinketh me the best Now comes the point, and hearken if you lest.* *please... — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The outward appearances had not changed then as they have changed since, as I am told, with cable cars running along the streets of the Constitution, and carriage roads far into the country, to Rincon and other villages, where the foreign merchants and the Ricos generally have their modern villas, and a vast railway goods yard by the harbour, which has a quay-side, a long range of warehouses, and quite serious, organized labour troubles of its own. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • Human life and human labour were near. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • I ceased to attend to Davies imparting instruction on his beloved hobby, and sought to stifle in hard manual labour the dread that had been latent in me all day at the prospect of our first anchorage at sea. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers

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