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At this occupation I did a good deal; but, somehow, I was not quite satisfied, and so finally abandoned it.
Thus you may tell these characters immediately by the nature of their occupations.
Moreover, my occupations have been always made to chime in with the ordinary habitudes of my fellowmen.
Cut & Comeagain, and set up in the Eye-Sore line by myself -- one of the most lucrative, respectable, and independent of the ordinary occupations.
Winter, spring, and summer passed away during my labours; but I did not watch the blossom or the expanding leaves--sights which before always yielded me supreme delight--so deeply was I engrossed in my occupation.
For myself, I know no station in which, the occupation of to-day cheerfully done and the occupation of to-morrow cheerfully looked to, any one of these pursuits is not most humanising and laudable.
For some little time, she persisted in the monotonous occupation of transferring her clothes from her trunk to the wardrobe.
He once yearned so frightfully for that occupation, and it was so welcome when it came; no doubt it relieved his pain so much, by substituting the perplexity of the fingers for the perplexity of the brain, and by substituting, as he became more practised, the ingenuity of the hands, for the ingenuity of the mental torture; that he has never been able to bear the thought of putting it quite out of his reach.
And will you have a work better done when the workman has many occupations, or when he has only one?
Now those things in which a city should be one are of different sorts, and in preserving an alternate reciprocation of power between these, the safety thereof consists (as I have already mentioned in my treatise on Morals), for amongst freemen and equals this is absolutely necessary; for all cannot govern at the same time, but either by the year, or according to some other regulation or time, by which means every one in his turn will be in office; as if the shoemakers and carpenters should exchange occupations, and not always be employed in the same calling.
We conjecture, however, that the sharp contraction along the sector dimension and the ensuing slow rise along the occupation dimension will eventually offer an insight into the slow recovery from the Great Recession and, more broadly, the negative skewness of business cycle fluctuations (i.
And once hired, workers usually get on-the-job training to gain the skills they need to be competent in the occupation.