But for an unfortunate remark of his, he would no doubt have entered at once upon a successful career
at Dawson's Landing.
The immediate cause of the decision was a somewhat sadder accident than was common, even in a career
prolific in such things.
In labors he has been most abundant; and his success in combating prejudice, in gaining proselytes, in agi- tating the public mind, has far surpassed the most sanguine expectations that were raised at the com- mencement of his brilliant career
She might have been unconsciously sucking in the sad poison, while a sharer of his conversation with her friend; and from the best, the purest of motives, might now be denying herself this visit to Ireland, and resolving to divide herself effectually from him and his connexions by soon beginning her career
of laborious duty.
The promise of a smooth career
, which my first calm introduction to Thornfield Hall seemed to pledge, was not belied on a longer acquaintance with the place and its inmates.
Possessed of abilities which might have raised him to distinction in almost any career
that he could have chosen, he had nevertheless, from his youth upward, been a disgrace to all his relatives.
The son of a distinguished general, he began his career
as attache to the military advisers of the Emperor.
Then I should have chosen a career
for myself, I should have been a sluggard and a glutton, not a simple one, but, for instance, one with sympathies for everything sublime and beautiful.
Landfall and Departure mark the rhythmical swing of a seaman's life and of a ship's career
No; at least, ere I deviate, I will advance far enough to see whither my career
Born in poverty at Boston, January 19 1809, dying under painful circumstances at Baltimore, October 7, 1849, his whole literary career
of scarcely fifteen years a pitiful struggle for mere subsistence, his memory malignantly misrepresented by his earliest biographer, Griswold, how completely has truth at last routed falsehood and how magnificently has Poe come into his own, For "The Raven," first published in 1845, and, within a few months, read, recited and parodied wherever the English language was spoken, the half-starved poet received $10
As to the latter part, I have no means of checking you," said I, "but at least it is not difficult to find out a few particulars about the man's age and professional career