A Departure, the last professional
sight of land, is always good, or at least good enough.
A study of the interminable biographies of Chinese poets and men of letters would reveal but a few professional
poets, men whose lives were wholly devoted to their art; and of these few the T`ang dynasty can claim nearly all.
The Doctor was more than suspected of having no religion, but somehow Middlemarch tolerated this deficiency in him as if he had been a Lord Chancellor; indeed it is probable that his professional
weight was the more believed in, the world-old association of cleverness with the evil principle being still potent in the minds even of lady-patients who had the strictest ideas of frilling and sentiment.
'Supposing,' he would say, stating the case with his key on the professional
gentleman's waistcoat; 'supposing a man wanted to leave his property to a young female, and wanted to tie it up so that nobody else should ever be able to make a grab at it; how would you tie up that property?'
He is a professional
brother of yours, and your presence may be of assistance to me.
I could be a professional
, but I get more dough out of it by doin' the amateur."
Weller at once repairing, was immediately greeted in the warmest and most flattering manner by some half-dozen of his professional
brethren, in token of their gratification at his arrival.
But when I think of that child, doomed to lifelong misery, and when I think that maybe in my hands lies a chance of escape, but for that confounded nonsense we call pride and professional
etiquette, I--" He did not finish his sentence, but with his hands thrust deep into his pockets, he turned and began to tramp up and down the room again, angrily.
"There is no need to shelter yourself under professional
The secretary assented to this proposition with the best grace he could assume--it is difficult to feign a true professional
relish: which is eccentric sometimes--and after asking the candidate a few unimportant questions, proceeded to enrol him a member of the Great Protestant Association of England.
"Sir," returns Vholes, always looking at the client as if he were making a lingering meal of him with his eyes as well as with his professional
Apart from his first emotion of surprise, the feeling she produced in the Doctor may be described as an overpowering feeling of professional