I found the exactions of the profession somewhat too much for my delicate state of body; and, discovering, at last, that I was knocked all out of shape, so that I didn't know very well what to make of the matter, and so that my friends, when they met me in the street, couldn't tell that I was Peter Proffit at all, it occurred to me that the best expedient I could adopt was to alter my line of business.
I was making money at this business when, in an evil moment, I was induced to merge it in the Cur-Spattering -- a somewhat analogous, but, by no means, so respectable a profession.
I date my first serious determination to throw over the medical profession
at the earliest convenient opportunity, from the second season's series of dinners at which my aspirations, as a rising physician, unavoidably and regularly condemned me to be present.
I made my peace with this good friend and second father, not only by following his advice, but by adopting the profession to which he had been himself attached before he inherited his fortune--the profession of medicine.
So long as I pursued my profession, the place in which I pursued it was a matter of no importance to my mind.
Does no other profession occur to you, which a young man of your figure and address could take up easily, and see the world to advantage in?
I am in the theatrical profession myself, my wife is in the theatrical profession, my children are in the theatrical profession.
of friendship easily gains credit with the miserable; it is no wonder therefore, if Jones, who, besides his being miserable, was extremely open-hearted, very readily believed all the professions
of Benjamin, and received him into his bosom.
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.
However, as I have quite clearly satisfied myself that it is no part of my profession to make professions, I say no more of that.
Asked to name some individual of that character and profession
Disposed, however, as he always is to think the best of everyone, her display of grief, and professions
of regret, and general resolutions of prudence, were sufficient to soften his heart and make him really confide in her sincerity; but, as for myself, I am still unconvinced, and plausibly as her ladyship has now written, I cannot make up my mind till I better understand her real meaning in coming to us.