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The Young Man's Guide - Page 73
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
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Advice to Young Men and (incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and ...

Conduct of life - 1829 - 388 pages
...subdued these passions ; because every one felt, that what I did he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. My custom was this : to get up, in summer, at day-light, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt over...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

John Johnstone (publisher.) - Scottish periodicals - 1832
...subdued these passions ; because every one felt, that what I did he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...walking, in fine weather, for an hour perhaps. My custom ivas this : to get up in summer at day-light, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to...
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The Life of William Cobbett

William Cobbett - 1835 - 422 pages
...subdued these passions, because every one felt that what I did he had never done, and never could do Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. My custom was this to get up, in summer, at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt over my...
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The Life of William Cobbett: Dedicated to His Sons

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1835 - 216 pages
...subdued these passions, because every one felt that what I did he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. My custom was this to get up, in summer, at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt over my...
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The life of William Cobbett: Dedicated to his sons ... From the 2d London ed

William Cobbett - 1835 - 216 pages
...subdued these passions, because every one felt that what I did he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. My custom was this to get up, in summer, at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt over my...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 20

Great Britain - 1836
...subdued these passions, because every one felt that what I did he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. My custom was this to get up, in summer, at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt over my...
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The Young Man: Or, Guide to Knowledge, Virtue and Happiness

Moral education - 1845 - 224 pages
...subdued those passions, because every one felt that what I did he had never done and never could do. Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. My custom was this, to get up in summer at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt on my...
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Entertaining biography, from Chamber's repository

W. & R. Chambers Ltd - 1855
...his profession. In his Advice to Young Men, he says, with reference to thia period of his life : ' Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...myself was on the parade walking, in fine weather, perhaps for an hour. My custom was thus to get up in summer in daylight, and in winter at four...
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SELF-MADE MEN.

CHAS C. B. SEYMOUR - 1858
...sergeants no slight compliment to his abilities and attention. He refers to this period of his life : " Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...myself was on the parade, walking, in fine weather, perhaps for an hour. My custom was thus : to get up, in summer, at daylight, and in winter at four...
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