Government situations handbook (Google eBook)

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Page 63 - There is no office higher than that of a teacher of youth, for there is nothing on earth so precious as the mind, soul, character of the child.
Page 42 - You are requested to write your name at the top of each of your papers; to put the number to each question; to send up the working as well as the answers...
Page 5 - ... probation. And it is lastly hereby ordered, that in case the chief of any department considers it desirable to appoint to any situation for which there are no prescribed limits of age a person of mature age having acquired special qualifications for the appointment in other pursuits, such person shall not in virtue of this order be required to obtain any certificate from the said Commissioners in order to...
Page 65 - A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine; who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, makes that and the action fine.
Page 4 - 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.
Page 63 - Here they should be lavish, whilst they straiten themselves in every thing else. They should wear the cheapest clothes, live on the plainest food, if they can in no other way secure to their families the best instruction. They should have no anxiety to accumulate property for their children, provided they can place them under influences, which will awaken their faculties, inspire them with pure and high principles, and fit them to bear a manly, useful, and honorable part in the world. No language...
Page 4 - Commissioners, has been appointed to an office or employment, he shall enter on a period of probation, during which his conduct and capacity in the transaction of business shall be subjected to such tests as may be determined by the chief of the department to which he is...
Page 3 - Now therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of Her Privy Council, doth order...
Page 66 - There is something positively agreeable to all men, to all at least whose nature is not most grovelling and base, in gaining knowledge for its own sake. When you see any thing for the first time, you at once derive some gratification from the sight, being new ; your attention is awakened, and you desire to know more about it. If it is a piece of workmanship, as an instrument, a machine of any kind, you wish to know how it is made ; how it works ; and...
Page 9 - The application must be accompanied by a certificate of a practicing physician of good repute that he has examined the applicant and found him free from any physical defect or disease that would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties...

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