In our times, during the rule of Alexander the Sixth, Oliverotto da Fermo, having been left an orphan many years before, was brought up by his maternal uncle, Giovanni Fogliani, and in the early days of his youth sent to fight under Pagolo Vitelli, that, being trained under his discipline, he might attain some high position in the military profession
No," replied Fanny, "but we need not give up his profession
for all that; because, whatever profession
By observing, as I say, the strictest system in all my dealings, and keeping a well-regulated set of books, I was enabled to get over many serious difficulties, and, in the end, to establish myself very decently in the profession
Carey thought there were only four professions
for a gentleman, the Army, the Navy, the Law, and the Church.
Lydgate was ambitious above all to contribute towards enlarging the scientific, rational basis of his profession
While my father was uncertain what to do with me, a new profession
was suggested by a friend, which I shall repent not having been allowed to adopt, to the last day of my life.
He advised me, as a means of self-reform, to make my choice of a profession
, and to absorb myself in closer studies than any that I had yet pursued.
They had been doing this for some time, when an Eminent Statesman stuck his head out of the pool of politics, and, speaking for the members of his profession
A GIFTED and Honourable Editor, who by practice of his profession
had acquired wealth and distinction, applied to an Old Friend for the hand of his daughter in marriage.
I never saw a young fellow so regularly cut out for that line, since I've been in the profession
And yet that is not the characteristic of your profession
, Mr Barber," answered Jones.
Honeythunder, shaking his head again, 'I might think one of your profession
better employed in devoting himself to the discovery and punishment of guilt than in leaving that duty to be undertaken by a layman.
I am trusted, like other men in my profession
, with money to lend.
In the first place, it may be deemed almost superfluous to establish the fact, that among people at large, the business of whaling is not accounted on a level with what are called the liberal professions
The communication excited many professions
of concern; and enough was said of wishing them to stay at least till the following day to work on Jane; and till the morrow their going was deferred.