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work camp


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n work camp a camp for trustworthy prisoners employed in government projects
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In literature:

For the greater part of the Camp Meade history of the battery, the organization lacked sufficient men to perform all the detail work.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
Nearly all the miners working the claims that had been staked out in the camp made the saloon their headquarters evenings.
"Young Wild West at "Forbidden Pass"" by An Old Scout
The next morning it was decided that we should remain at this camp till after dinner for observation work.
"A Canyon Voyage" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
They gave up right there and went back to work in the camp.
"The Spirit of Sweetwater" by Hamlin Garland
They proved themselves trustworthy by their service, and glorified work in the doing of the camp tasks.
"For the Sake of the School" by Angela Brazil
You've worked like a horse in this camp.
"The Grammar School Boys Snowbound" by H. Irving Hancock
Many of the camps and cottages on the lake had been built by him, and he was, therefore, accustomed to such work.
"The Camp Fire Girls on the March" by Jane L. Stewart
The thirteen Camp Fire Girls and their Guardian are hardly to be censured because they did little more work of a routine nature that day.
"Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes" by Stella M. Francis
They had just reached the camp and were at work building an igloo.
"A Negro Explorer at the North Pole" by Matthew A. Henson
Four pairs of hands make light work, and after a little there was a new heap of the camp material, on another section of the floor.
"The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour" by George A. Warren
I work for Temple Camp.
"Tom Slade with the Colors" by Percy K. Fitzhugh
Her spicy reminiscences of mining-camps and cattle ranches made all permissible works of fiction tame.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
As they had left the camp early in the morning they were able to do a capital forenoon's work.
"Three Boys in the Wild North Land" by Egerton Ryerson Young
In the meantime the men were hard at work in preparing the camp.
"Winter Adventures of Three Boys" by Egerton R. Young
The work of breaking camp is reduced to a science.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Lady Isabel and Miss Rutherford set to work to pack the camp equipage.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
Now that our work is done we will go back to camp.
"George at the Fort" by Harry Castlemon
Many of the camps and cottages on the lake had been built by him, and he was, therefore, accustomed to such work.
"A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship" by Jane L. Stewart
At one of these caches the camp-robbers had been at work industriously.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
He told me he wanted me to work in Camp One next winter, Thorpe's One.
"Americans All" by Various

In poetry:

By his paths through the parched desolation,
Hot rides and the terrible tramps;
By the hunger, the thirst, the privation
Of his work in the further most camps.
"His Brother’s Keeper" by Henry Lawson
If he worked as a drifter and trusted to luck,
If he managed a bunch of his own;
If he cooked at the wagon and put up the chuck,
Or held down a line camp alone.
"Introductory" by Bruce Kiskaddon
The cheques we made and the shanty sprees,
The camps in the great blind scrub,
The long wet tramps when the plains were seas,
And the oracles worked in days like these
For rum and tobacco and grub.
"Since Then" by Henry Lawson
I saw the interminable Corps—I saw the processions of armies,
I saw them approaching, defiling by, with divisions,
Streaming northward, their work done, camping awhile in clusters of
mighty camps.
"A Carol Of Harvest For 1867" by Walt Whitman
Furious towards his aides-de-camp he turns,
And (speaking as if Byron's works he knew)
"Villains!" he fiercely cries, "the city burns,
Why not the temple too?
Burn me yon church, and murder all within!"
"The Legend Of St. Sophia Of Kioff" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Let me work here for Britain's sake—at any task you will—
A marsh to drain, a road to make or native troops to drill.
Some Western camp (I know the Pict) or granite Border keep,
Mid seas of heather derelict, where our old messmates sleep.
"The Roman Centurion's Song" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

John Bohn Kara Taylor, 10, a minor league player, works on her hitting during a softball camp held at North Gwinnett High School Tuesday.
I work for mercedes benz, i absolutely love music festivals and camping.
Victims were camped out in different areas around Lake Bryan and agencies worked together to rescue them.
When she and her co-workers noticed a duck camped out for days in an awkward spot next to the Wichita, Kansas store where they work, she knew something was wrong.
Police are on the lookout for two 16-year-old boys who ran away from a Draper juvenile work camp .
Work camp helps keep jail population in check.
Teen ordered to work camp for LDS church arson.
The Avengers have been trained by inmates at the Gainesville work camp for the past eight weeks.
Detroit Pistons open training camp with hopes that youth, work ethic pay big dividends.
Camp Pendleton works to save species in peril.
A team from Hillsboro traveled to New York this week to attend Bloomberg Ideas Camp, a two-day gathering during which city teams worked collaboratively with each other and experts to further refine their ideas .
0The Hands and Feet Summer Camp is working on community service projects around Mancelona this week.
Andrew Cuomo says he will close seven state prisons, camps and work release facilities to save money as New York's inmate population keeps declining.
Research shows just how important the camp experience is to the development of children and youth, so be proud of the work you are doing.
While some NHL stars head to Europe to find work, including for AHL MVP Jason Spezza, the B-Sens are ready to start training camp.

In science:

At this point, we considered a multi-subsystem model of galaxy, consisting of rotating and non-rotating stellar subsystems contrary to Lin’s camp who worked with only one stellar subsystem (example 4).
West-Side Story (On the History of Density-Wave Spiral Theories in the 1960s)
The limited space of this review cannot make justice to the number of issues involved in this controversy or to the detailed position of each camp, which consists of a number of authors working often independently.
Cold Dark Clouds: The Initial Conditions for Star Formation
Now, to reach the summit in 1953, we must first return to the base camp of human genetic linkage analysis, which is undoubtedly the work of R.A.
1953: An unrecognized summit in human genetic linkage analysis