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Guide to the civil service examinations [by H. White]. By H. White
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1856
acres allowed amount annum Arithmetic including Vulgar balance Board Book-keeping Britain British candidate cash cent certificate circumstances Class CLERKS Commissioners contract Correspondence cost countries crown dates Decimal Fractions Describe Divide duty England English Composition entry Examination Explain Express feet Find the value France French gain Geography George Give given guardians guinea History important inches income interest Italy King knowledge Languages Latin less letter Lords lowest measure Mention miles months Multiply Name nature necessary obtain OFFICE Paid pass Patronage person Poor Law port position pound Practice Précis principal quarter questions reams received Reduce reign respectively result Rule salary simple situation Sold sovereigns square subjects Subtract tare tons towns translation union Vulgar and Decimal Vulgar Fractions weight worth Writing from Dictation yards
Side 70 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Side 58 - After half a century, during which England had been of scarcely more weight in European politics than Venice or Saxony, she at once became the most formidable power in the world, dictated terms of peace to the United Provinces, avenged the common injuries of Christendom on the pirates of Barbary, vanquished the Spaniards by land and sea, seized one of the finest West India islands, and acquired on the Flemish coast a fortress which consoled the national pride for the loss of Calais.
Side 62 - During the hundred and sixty years which preceded the union of the Roses, nine Kings reigned in England. Six of these nine Kings were deposed. Five lost their lives as well as their crowns.
Side 91 - Sir, — Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, your letter of the...
Side 85 - March, 1853. I am directed by the Poor Law Board to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th ultimo, in which you...
Side 57 - It is not so with Him that all things knows, As 'tis with us that square our guess by shows; But most it is presumption in us, when The help of Heaven we count the act of men.
Side 57 - The angles which one straight line makes with another upon one side of it, are either two right angles, or are together equal to two right angles.
Side xxii - OFFICE. 1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography. 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar Fractions). 3. English Composition. SEAMEN'S REGISTRY OFFICE. (The same as for " Supplementary Clerks" in the Board of Trade.) TRADE.