All this is true, but the Circumlocution Office
went beyond it.
No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States; and no Person holding any Office
of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office
, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.
These servants without a master received a salary of nine hundred francs a year; new years' gifts and "gratifications" brought their emoluments to twelve hundred francs, and they made almost as much money by serving breakfasts to the clerks at the office
News by telegram reached the insurance offices
that Lady Montbarry had been advised by her lawyers to leave for London with as little delay as possible.
thought the man, 'so it must be my good office
for which I am not fitted.
Well, you have an office
of your own in this building, I believe.
Acting on this conviction, the authorities sent an experienced woman from the office
to Lady Lydiard's house, to examine the poor girl's clothes and ornaments before they were packed up and sent after her to her aunt's.
The silver heart left the office
, swinging and banging itself independently against the office
furniture as it indignantly departed.
Brownlow looked around the office
as if in search of some person who would afford him the required information.
The constitution of Carthage is now shifting from an aristocracy to an oligarchy, in consequence of an opinion which is favourably entertained by many, who think that the magistrates in the community ought not to be persons of family only, but of fortune also; as it is impossible for those who are in bad circumstances to support the dignity of their office
, or to be at leisure to apply to public business.
The only fame of my poem which reached me was when another boy in the office
quoted some lines of it in derision.
But this hypothesis, such as it is, has already been refuted in the remarks applied to the duration in office
prescribed for the senators.