midnight oil


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midnight oil

n to burn the midnight oillavorare or studiare fino a tarda notte
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These supplied the place of the 'midnight oil' to the learned men of New England."
And all my austere nights of midnight oil, all the books I had read, all the wisdom I had gathered, went glimmering before the ape and tiger in me that crawled up from the abysm of my heredity, atavistic, competitive and brutal, lustful with strength and desire to outswine the swine.
Burning the midnight oil and doing four years' work in three is supposed to dull the eye and blanch the cheek, yet Rebecca's eyes are bright and she has a rosy color!
A room to himself where he could burn the midnight oil unmolested.
He directed all director generals of NAB to burn their midnight oil for eradication of corruption from society and take complaint verifications, inquiries and investigations to logical conclusion by pursuing 'Accountability for All' .
Schoolchildren need not burn the midnight oil for class assignments, according to two bills at the House of Representatives that propose a no-homework policy from kindergarten to high school.
One has to burn midnight oil for more than a year to sit the exam if a candidate is serious about securing a seat.
Our leadership should burn more than just midnight oil to bring peace and prosperity in the country.
Crashing out of the EU seems of little consequence when the holidays come around, so just who is burning the midnight oil in Brussels, negotiating our exit plans?
CRASHING out of the European Union seems of little consequence when the holidays come around, so just who is burning the midnight oil in Brussels negotiating our exit plans?
We are working day and night to come up to the expectations of the nation because midnight oil has to be burnt so that the fruits of change could reach to the people.
Summary: Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], Jan 8 (ANI): Rescuers are burning the midnight oil by continuously pumping out water from an illegal flooded coal mine in Ksan near Lytein River in East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, where 15 miners are trapped for nearly a month now.