Though Erasmus led a very hard-working and far from luxurious life, and had no extravagant habits, yet he could not live upon little.
He proved a hard-working progressive president, who did much for the development of communications and the opening up of the interior of the country.
He was quick, energetic and resourceful, reckless of his own safety, a strict disciplinarian, a painstaking and hard-working officer.
The Chinese were hard-working and had the usual fortune attending those who work hard.
Leo, temperamentally stern, hard-working in spite of bodily infirmity, died at Rome on the 10th of February 1829.
The whole arrangements and character of the building bespeak the rich and powerful feudal lord, not the humble father of a body of hard-working brethren, bound by vows to a life of poverty and self-denying toil.