In addition to the sweat and toil, PE had an important life lesson.
Despite the masses of workers willing to toil in Foxconn factories, the company has a troubled history.
To live comfortably in a world without power requires many other human beings to toil without a hint of comfort.
But football is a game in which a moment of magic can undo an hour of toil.
In the years 1914-18, women flooded into the workplace to take on the toil of men conscripted to fight.
Was such a life, mounting to such a close, a thing to long for and toil for?
The most numerous are the labourers, who have to toil for the benefit of the community.
Having lived all his life in toil and poverty, he had never had the time to love.
After a month of toil and suffering, ragged and emaciate he at midnight reached the settlement.
Now these were so distressed by the toil of their pursuit, that they thought proper to put off fighting till the next day.
"hard work," c.1300, "turmoil, contention, dispute," from Anglo-French toil (13c.), from toiler "agitate, stir up, entangle," from Old French toeillier "drag about, make dirty" (12c.), usually said to be from Latin tudiculare "crush with a small hammer," from tudicula "mill for crushing olives, instrument for crushing," from root of tundere "to pound" (see obtuse). Sense of "hard work, labor" (1590s) is from the related verb (see toil (v.)).
"net, snare," 1520s, from Middle French toile "hunting net, cloth, web" (cf. toile d'araignée "cobweb"), from Old French teile, from Latin tela "web, woven stuff," related to texere "to weave" (see texture). Now used largely in plural (caught in the toils of the law).
c.1300, toilen, "pull at, tug;" late 14c. as "struggle, work, labor," from Anglo-French tuailler, Old French toellier (see toil (n.1)). Related: Toiled; toiling.