What shall my son be? Hints to parents

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Side 15 - And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Side 10 - Enow of such, as for their bellies' sake Creep and intrude and climb into the fold ! Of other care they little reckoning make Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest. Blind mouths ! that scarce themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have...
Side 23 - ... to raise the wages of curates, or to sink those of labourers to the degree that was intended; because it has never been able to hinder either the one from being willing to accept of less than the legal allowance, on account of the indigence of their situation and the multitude of their competitors; or the other from receiving more, on account of the contrary competition of those who expected to derive either profit or pleasure from employing them.
Side 46 - Culling of simples ; meagre were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones : II K And in his needy shop a tortoise hung, An alligator stuff'd, and other skins Of ill-shaped fishes ; and about his shelves A beggarly account of empty boxes, Green earthen pots, bladders, and musty seeds, Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of roses, Were thinly scatter'd to make up a show.
Side 321 - That he is properly certified as free from any physical defect or disease which would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties ; Third.
Side 129 - ... 7. The examination will be conducted by means of printed questions and written answers, and by viva voce examination, as may be deemed necessary. 8. The marks obtained by each candidate, in respect of each of the subjects in which he shall have been examined, will be added up, and the names of the...
Side 286 - ... intention of the Board of Trade to raise the standard from time to time, whenever, as will no doubt be the case, the general attainments of officers in the merchant service, shall render it possible to do so without inconvenience...
Side 280 - ... foreign-going ship shall be deemed to be of a higher grade than the corresponding certificate for a home-trade passenger ship...
Side 279 - Mate therein, or to a higher grade ; and every person who, having been engaged to serve as Master or as First, or Second, or Only Mate of any "Foreign -going Ship," or as Master or First or Only Mate of a

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