profession


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an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion

affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith

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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 Dr.
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, said:
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.