To the two who stood watching while the darkness swallowed it up, it seemed a dream of wonder, with its talc of human energy, of things being done, of employment
for thousands upon thousands of men, of opportunity and freedom, of life and love and joy.
Harris a week or two after George had been taken away, when, as he hoped, the heat of the occasion had passed away, and tried every possible inducement to lead him to restore him to his former employment
It is not an employment
to which they have been brought up.
Can you tell me where I could get employment
of any kind?
But, at the same time, they made it a positive condition of her continuing in their employment
that she should never permit you to visit her at their house, or to meet her and walk out with her when she was in attendance on the children.
, from his first coming into the academy, was an operation to reduce human excrement to its original food, by separating the several parts, removing the tincture which it receives from the gall, making the odour exhale, and scumming off the saliva.
dost thou still persist, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "in saying, thinking, believing, and maintaining that my lady Dulcinea was sifting wheat, that being an occupation and task entirely at variance with what is and should be the employment
of persons of distinction, who are constituted and reserved for other avocations and pursuits that show their rank a bowshot off?
If you happen to be in want of employment
, remember that as long as I have a ship you have a ship, too.
Indeed these wilful care-killing damsels were averse to all useful employment
replied my Husband in a most nobly contemptuous Manner) and dost thou then imagine that there is no other support for an exalted mind (such as is my Laura's) than the mean and indelicate employment
of Eating and Drinking?
There is nothing like employment
, active indispensable employment
, for relieving sorrow.
The creatures are always going off at a tangent into some fantastic employment
, or ridiculous speculation, entirely at variance with the "fitness of things," and having no business whatever to be considered as a business at all.