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But the way was toilsome, the heat intense, and the water scarce—more so than it had been on the outward journey.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The Esperanza got up to her consorts, and then the usual toilsome monotony of the fisherman's life began.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
This made the march long and toilsome, though we never had a chance to fire a shot.
With their assistance, Cæsar was enabled to advance, by slow and toilsome steps, into the bosom of the hills.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
As a general rule, no effort is made to march troops through these hills, for it is at once toilsome, useless and dangerous.
The soil was mainly mountain land and meagrely productive under toilsome and careful tillage.
After a toilsome march, and the greatest suffering, Mrs. Dustin and her companion completed the journey.
She would not save him to live the toilsome, slavish life of the Jews.
FAIR TO LOOK UPONMARY BELLE FREELEY
So Prairie Rose made the toilsome journey up through the dark ground and came out upon the sad gray prairie.
No doubt it is inevitable and harmless at home, but in the bloody, toilsome business of war it is apt to have bad results.

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