The despair of three-quarters of a century of toilsome pursuit has been broken, and the future of the metal has been established.
This journey in mid-winter, over a bleak and often treeless expanse, was slow and toilsome.
When, by slow and toilsome efforts, he had arrived midway, something obstructed his further progress.
It was one of the most dangerous and toilsome I ever undertook.
The flat miles of marsh land looked strange to me after hilly, toilsome Jethou.
The toilsome journey is nearly at an end, and rejoicingly they hail its termination.
But you rejoice in toilsome journeys, while I prefer to take them easily, hiring other people to do the hard work.
This was at eight or nine in the morning, after many hours' toilsome march.
In his private deportment he exhibited the example of a moral, simple, and toilsome life.
It was a toilsome and dreary march, unrelieved by aught to lessen the fatigue.