Apprentice

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Apprentice

A young person who is legally bound to a craftsman for a specified period of time in order to learn the skills of a particular trade.
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It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by, and I know right well, that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
He and his brother, both born at Troyes, were sent in youth to serve their apprenticeship in a government office.
Caxton's master died before he had finished his apprenticeship, so he had to find a new master, and very soon he left England and went to Bruges.
We are still serving our apprenticeship to life; we are new to the business, a kind of faint- heartedness overpowers us, and leaves us in an almost dazed condition of mind.
Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning; that there is always another dawn risen on mid-noon, and under every deep a lower deep opens.
And indeed he had served three years as clerk to an attorney in the north of Ireland, when, chusing a genteeler walk in life, he quitted his master, came over to England, and set up that business which requires no apprenticeship, namely, that of a gentleman, in which he had succeeded, as hath been already partly mentioned.
You must face the drudgery of apprenticeship or quit right now.
And she remembered him best as a boy of ten -- long before he went away to serve his apprenticeship in some great engineering works in the North.
It was not until four years of age that the poor child's bodily health seemed restored, and she was able to enter upon her apprenticeship of life and the world.
He is a sagacious man in business, and has had a good apprenticeship to it.
Bumble, when the lady brought her eyes down to earth again; 'the only thing that can be done now, that I know of, is to leave him in the cellar for a day or so, till he's a little starved down; and then to take him out, and keep him on gruel all through the apprenticeship.
Since President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address, when he challenged employers and educators to double the number of apprenticeships by 2019, the U.