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Toiling Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    toiling adj : doing arduous or unpleasant work; "drudging peasants"; "the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton"; "toiling coal miners in the black deeps" [syn: drudging, laboring, labouring]
Toiling Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Toil \Toil\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Toiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Toiling.] [OE. toilen to pull about, to toil; of uncertain origin; cf. OD. teulen, tuylen, to labor, till, or OF. tooillier, toailler, to wash, rub (cf. Towel); or perhaps ultimately from the same root as E. tug.] To exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, especially of the body, with efforts of some continuance or duration; to labor; to work.

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  • Toiling Midgets: Toiling Midgets is an influential rock band from San Francisco , California with " ... References : com/midgets/toiling. html Tom Mallon's website ...
  • Union of Toiling Peasants: The Union of Toiling Peasants. (Союза трудового крестьянства. was a counter-revolutionary political organization that emerged out of the ...
  • The Toiling of Idle Hands: The Toiling of Idle Hands, is the 2003 moniker-free, solo release from John Tejada . Track listing ": "Sound Of Possibility" – 5:25" ...
  • Party for the Promotion of the Toiling Masses – Abanyamwete: The Party for the Promotion of the Toiling Masses-Abanyamwete (PML-Abanyamwete) is a small political party in Burundi . Category:Political ...
  • Son (Toiling Midgets album): Name Son | Type Album | Artist Toiling Midgets | Cover | Released 1992 | Recorded | Genre rock music | Length | Label Matador | ...

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* The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

* The heights of great men reached and kept, Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upwards in the night. - Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill

* Property left to a child may soon be lost but the inheritance of virtue--a good name an unblemished reputation--will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last. - William Graham Sumner


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