with immense labour

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  • With immense labour I found a chockstone above my head, and managed to force my foot free. Cited from Prester John, by John Buchan
  • With immense labour and no little pain I pulled the former out and switched it on by drawing the catch against the cross-bar. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • But all worked with the greatest enthusiasm and diligence; roads were made with immense labour through forests, across ravines, and over mountain streams. Cited from The Young Carthaginian, by G.A. Henty
  • On the earth its air is grave and its motions measured and majestic, and it rises with immense labour, the wings producing a sound like a high wind. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • With immense labour the guns were transported over the river, and conveyed to the height of the peninsula, where they were mounted on rough truck carriages. Cited from A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I (of 4), by James Holman
  • Through these strong working parties issued out at night, and carried away up the passages the rocks and other materials that the Turks had, during the day, brought, with immense labour, from a distance to the shoot. Cited from A Knight of the White Cross, G.A. Henty
  • The mountaineer received the amazing screed that the lawyer handed him, folded it with immense labour, and laced it carefully in his pocket. Cited from Whirligigs, by O. Henry
  • There the fire not only carried death among the assailants, but the lurid flames enabled the batteries to direct their shot with terrible effect upon the breach, the crowded boats at its foot, and the bridge which was, with immense labour, presently got into position. Cited from A Knight of the White Cross, G.A. Henty
  • Thefts were practised in the most audacious manner; the kings drove a hard bargain for presents; at one place, the women, with immense labour had emptied all the wells, that they might derive an advantage from selling the water. Cited from Lander's Travels, by Robert Huish
  • The horses, martyrized by insects, had been elaborately watered and fed with immense labour; officers and men had eaten rations and dust from their haversacks, and for the most part emptied their water-bottles; and the march had been resumed in a temper captious and somewhat exacerbated. Cited from The Roll-Call, by Arnold Bennett