Bosses and their boys, or, The duties of masters and apprentices: illustrated and enforced (Google eBook)

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American Sunday-School Union, 1853 - Apprentices - 144 pages
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Page 76 - The chaplain said a sentence, and the duke repeated it, till he came to the petition, ' Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive them that trespass against us.
Page 85 - And we must never forget to love even our enemies, to bless them that curse us, and to pray for them who despitefully use us, and persecute us.
Page 100 - ... incendiary. This occurred May fourteenth, near Indian Lake, Hamilton county, and the person started his fire in the windfall of dead timber and tree tops left by the cyclone of 1888. As this fire was clearly of incendiary origin, the Forest Commission offered a reward of $300 for information which would lead to the conviction of the person or persons who set fire to this slash. The printed hand-bills containing the announcement of this reward were conspicuously posted and freely distributed throughout...
Page 41 - ... The first cup is poured for us by the litterator who begins to polish the roughness of our mind. Then comes the grammaticus who adorns us with varied knowledge. Finally it is the rhetor's turn who puts in our hands the weapon of eloquence.28 No one could be better pleased with himself but, unhappily, there was many a slip between the cup and the lip and the reality in no wise justifies the lyric enthusiasm of Apuleius.
Page 136 - By the time that James Stevens had completed his term, he too had something ahead, and they began to think about going into business for themselves. Mr. Stone had been more and more interested in the progress of his apprentices. It...
Page 118 - I never can help feeling that if it had not been for you I should have gone on in the same bad way with Joe Akers and the rest, and have gone to hell in the end, as I fear they will.
Page 68 - ... looked as if Tom Neville was really going to qualify. He sold his house, sold his car, sold his membership in the country club. For some months he went about with but little of his old energy left, still dazed as it were, untidy, very often unshaven, sometimes now a little stewed, the latter, I suspect, more because he did not know what to do with himself than because he really felt the need for liquor and forgetfulness. But this phase gradually passed. He straightened up, began to take an interest...
Page 106 - Wilson, we have got to the bottom of this matter, and the best thing you can do for yourself is to make a clean breast of it, and tell us the names of all who had any hand in it.
Page 61 - I wish I was a great deal better than I am. But you must let me alone, and I will not trouble any of you.
Page 12 - Besides, you know the fifth commandment, ' Honour thy father and thy mother ;

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