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" I did he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out the morning report of the regiment. I rendered the clerk unnecessary; and long before any other man was dressed for the parade, my work for the morning was... "
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 - Legislators - 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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Chambers's Repository of Instructive and Amusing Tracts, Volume 5

1854
...his profession. In his Adcicc to Youny Men, lie says, with reference to this period of his life : ' Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...all done, and I myself was on the parade walking, in iine weather, perhaps for an hour. My custom was thus — to get up in summer in daylight, and in winter...
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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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