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  • In 1878 an employer of shoemakers in Massachusetts voiced the general view when he defended the maintenance of ten- and eleven-hour work days by claiming, β€œNothing saves men from debauchery and crime so much as labor, and that, till one is tired and ready to return to the domestic joys and duties of home.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • We spent the eleven-hour flight conjuring endless possibilities now that the American borders had been breached.

    Fallin’ Up

  • She dated her fear of flying to those terrifying eleven-hour trips across the flat red plains of India.

    A Covert Affair

  • At the close of the eleven-hour meeting, even those members of Parliament most skeptical of the ISI fell in ranks behind Pasha.

    Neetu Mahil: Waking Up to the Awakening

  • After an eleven-hour journey, we had reached our destination seven seconds behind schedule.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • During the war, the Communist Youth, working with factory workers who logged eleven-hour days on the assembly lines, constructed a new shop and production center for the Goryunov machine gun.80 Nationalist fervor in Kovrov ran strong, at least among the officials.

    The Gun

  • Because of the eleven-hour time difference between California and Kenya, I asked Mom to try calling throughout the day, as I was filming on location with no phone.

    One From The Hart

  • As an engaging, eleven-hour audiobook mystery, not so much.

    Tom Alderman: Baldacci, Coben and Connelly: The Boys of Summer's Audiobooks - Reviewed

  • Not willing to take the word of Betsy McCaughey, Rush Limbaugh or Senator Orrin Hatch R - UT on the merits of the bill, these citizens will conduct their eleven-hour reading marathon in Scranton's courthouse square, beginning early in the morning.

    Scranton, PA, is holding a health reform read aloud

  • In an eleven-hour marathon scented with Simple Green and Seventh Generation liquid cleaners, we erased the residue of last year's freshman occupant and crammed our daughter's new life into half a little bedroom at a Major University a five-hour nonstop flight from our house.

    Karen Stabiner: Sarah's Gone. Now the Empty Nest

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