Their brown skin showed through the rents of their shirts; and the two small bunches of half-naked, tattered men went on bowing from the waist to each other in their back-breaking
labour, up and down, absorbed, with no time for a glance over the shoulder at the help that was coming to them.
I had managed to bail all the water out of the boat with cupped hands, ending by mopping the balance up with my handkerchief--a slow and back-breaking
procedure; thus I had made a comparatively dry place for the girl to lie down low in the bottom of the boat, where the sides would protect her from the night wind, and when at last she did so, almost overcome as she was by weakness and fatigue, I threw my wet coat over her further to thwart the chill.
I jumped down and gave another ten minutes to the back-breaking
work of carrying more boulders from the water to the wall.
It was rather back-breaking
work, for in a dory the weight of a cod is water-borne till the last minute, and you are, so to speak, abreast of him; but the few feet of a schooner's free-board make so much extra dead-hauling, and stooping over the bulwarks cramps the stomach.
your strength comes in, the faith in your ability for the digging of unostentatious holes to bury the stuff in-- your power of devotion, not to yourself, but to an obscure, back-breaking
The 29-year-old has been working out in his native country after a back-breaking
campaign for both club and country.
They say that this is the only time when they get a chance to take a break from the heat and back-breaking
Will the concerned minister, well known for lambasting opposition in National Assembly, be kind enough to justify this back-breaking
price increase in postal service for the poor majority?
But just when Gilas was starting to hope for something good, Fadi Abilmona came to the fore and made a back-breaking
SEA shanties are work songs which helped to ease the burden of back-breaking
toil in the days of sail.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 1 (ANI): Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that his government has been able to aACoebreak the back of back-breaking
inflationaACA[yen] in the past around five years, which has now come down to average at 4.6 per cent.
I observed that that the farm hands were engaged in back-breaking