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" To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary promotion in the army. I was always ready: if I had to mount guard at ten, I was ready at nine: never did any man, or any thing, wait one moment for me. Being, at an age under twenty... "
The Young Man's Guide - Page 73
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

John Johnstone (publisher.) - Scottish periodicals - 1832
...for the young man who has no friends save his own head and hands. And the example follows the rule. " I was always ready : if I had to mount guard at ten 1 ivas ready at nine : never did any man, or any thing, wait one moment for me. Being, at an age under...
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The Life of William Cobbett: Dedicated to His Sons

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1835 - 216 pages
...more than any thing, to regularity, early rising, and the grand secret of husbanding time. "To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary...an age under twenty years, raised from corporal to serjeant-irtajor at once, over the heads of thirty Serjeants, I naturally should have been an object...
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The life of William Cobbett ...

William Cobbett - 1835 - 422 pages
...more than any thing, to regularity, early rising, and the grand secret of husbanding time. " To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary...an age under twenty years, raised from corporal to serjeant-major at once, over the heads of thirty Serjeants, I naturally should have been an object...
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The life of William Cobbett: Dedicated to his sons ... From the 2d London ed

William Cobbett - 1835 - 216 pages
...more than any thing, to regularity, early rising, and the grand secret of husbanding time. "To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary...an age under twenty years, raised from corporal to serjeant-major at once, over the heads of thirty Serjeants, I naturally should have been an object...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 20

Great Britain - 1836
...husbanding time. " To this," he observes, in his Advice to Young Men, " more than to any other thing, I owed very extraordinary promotion in the army. I was always...an age under twenty years, raised from corporal to sergeant-major at once, over the heads of thirty sergeants, I naturally should have been an object...
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The Annual biography and obituary

1836
...husbanding time. " To this," he observes, in his Advice to Young Men, " more than to any other thing, I owed very extraordinary promotion in the army. I was always...an age under twenty years, raised from corporal to sergeant-major at once, over the heads of thirty sergeants, I naturally should have been an object...
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Advice to young men, and, incidentally, to young women, in the middle and ...

William Cobbett - Young men - 1861 - 335 pages
...abstinence, if I had not, in early life, contracted the blessed habit of husbanding well my time. To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary...at ten, I was ready at nine: never did any man, or anything, wait one moment for me. Being, at an age under twenty years, raised from. Corporal to Sergeant-Major...
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Advice to Young Men, and (incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and ...

William Cobbett - Conduct of life - 1862 - 335 pages
...abstinence, if I had not, in early life, contracted the blessed habit of husbanding well my time. To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary...at ten, I was ready at nine: never did any man, or anything, wait one moment for me. Being, at an age under twenty years, raised from Corporal to Sergeant-Major...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863 - 262 pages
...that to the husbanding well of his time he owed his extraordinary promotion in the array. He says : " I was always ready : if I had to mount guard at ten,...an age under twenty years, raised from Corporal to SergeantMajor at once, over the heads of thirty Sergeants, I naturally should have been an object of...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 1

Slavery - 1870
...abstinence, if I had not in early life contracted the blessed habit of husbanding well my time. To this, more than to any other thing, I owed my very extraordinary...never did any man or any thing wait one moment for me My custom was this : to get up in summer at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress,...
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