In a day or two the answer came back that he had not a vacancy, and was very much opposed to the whole scheme; the profession
was greatly overcrowded, and without capital or connections a man had small chance of becoming more than a managing clerk; he suggested, however, that Philip should become a chartered accountant.
I may regard my profession
from a point of view which teaches me that its first duty is towards those who are in necessity and tribulation, who are desolate and oppressed,' said Mr.
Therefore, he who considers the actions and the genius of this man will see nothing, or little, which can be attributed to fortune, inasmuch as he attained pre-eminence, as is shown above, not by the favour of any one, but step by step in the military profession
, which steps were gained with a thousand troubles and perils, and were afterwards boldly held by him with many hazardous dangers.
That is not all; the money gained in the exercise of my profession
I have distributed to the poor; I have been assiduous in attending church and those who formerly fled from me have become accustomed to seeing me.
As he cannot be influenced by those feelings which you rank highly as temptation and reward to the soldier and sailor in their choice of a profession
, as heroism, and noise, and fashion, are all against him, he ought to be less liable to the suspicion of wanting sincerity or good intentions in the choice of his.
The truth is, I never dabbled in flashy matters, but jogged on in the good old sober routine of the calling -- a calling in which I should, no doubt, have remained to the present hour, but for a little accident which happened to me in the prosecution of one of the usual business operations of the profession
Kenge with a tinge of melancholy in his smile, "one of those coincidences which may or may not require an explanation beyond our present limited faculties, that I have a cousin in the medical profession
I left Alexandria next day, and I forgot about Abraham till a little while ago, when I was dining with another old friend in the profession
, Alec Carmichael, who was in England on short leave.
Claude Frollo had been destined from infancy, by his parents, to the ecclesiastical profession
Lydgate did not mean to be one of those failures, and there was the better hope of him because his scientific interest soon took the form of a professional enthusiasm: he had a youthful belief in his bread-winning work, not to be stifled by that initiation in makeshift called his 'prentice days; and he carried to his studies in London, Edinburgh, and Paris, the conviction that the medical profession
as it might be was the finest in the world; presenting the most perfect interchange between science and art; offering the most direct alliance between intellectual conquest and the social good.
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.