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Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a work of man.
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Mary McCarthy

United States satirical novelist and literary critic (1912-1989)

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