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The world beholds the peaceful triumphs of the industry of our emigrants.

Under this republic the rewards of industry belong to those who earn them.

We do not dread, rather do we welcome, their progress in education and industry.

We have made enormous strides in science and industry and agriculture.

In Mr. Chamberlain they had a popular champion of great ability and industry.

The operating-room was a hive of industry, and tongues kept pace with fingers.

The permanence of industry in any state must be proportioned to the certainty of its reward.

The industry and movements of the rider were not less remarkable than those of the ridden.

Because there was not yet enough human material for the organisation of all the branches of industry?

The career of industry which the nation has pursued, has also proved its best education.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "cleverness, skill," from Old French industrie "activity; aptitude" (14c.) or directly from Latin industria "diligence, activity, zeal," fem. of industrius "industrious, diligent," used as a noun, from early Latin indostruus "diligent," from indu "in, within" + stem of struere "to build" (see structure (n.)). Sense of "diligence, effort" is from 1530s; meaning "trade or manufacture" first recorded 1560s; that of "systematic work" is 1610s.

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