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Amongst his other small avocations, he was the hind carrier of a sedan-chair, the last of its race, in which the Rugby ladies still went out to tea, and in which, when he was fairly harnessed and carrying a load, it was the delight of small and mischievous boys to follow him and whip his calves.
The zealous and renowned Camerarius, who took an active part in the preparation of the Confession of Augsburgh, found time, amidst his numerous avocations, to prepare a version for the students in the university of Tubingen, in which he was a professor.
His sons were not long in arriving; for the cattle no sooner scented the food and water than they quickened their pace, and then succeeded the usual bustle and avocations of a halt.
About noon next day, when the Dodger and Master Bates had gone out to pursue their customary avocations, Mr.
com was founded in 1998 by Paul Lightfoot, a corporate attorney by training and passionate restaurant-goer by avocation, and Robert Thomas, a professionally trained chef who has worked at Picholine and The Gramercy Tavern in New York.
Like the readers of many of our publications, quilters are passionate people; but their passion is for their avocation.
said of why it took her so long to pursue her avowed avocation.
17, 1996--In an unusual blend of vocation and avocation, Alison Healy, a sailor has been named by Hornblower Dining Yachts as general manager of Flagship Events and Food and Beverage director for Northern California.
Retired now from the restaurant business, Emerson, 71, has turned a part-time avocation to protect his neighborhood into an almost full-time job, sans pay.
It took 20 years for it to develop into art pieces,'' she explains of her avocation.
Performance of works avocation at Improving the level of security of access to the ASP Building in Brussels.
As an avocation, he once produced cosmological artwork for the Space Science industry, and his exhibit murals are still on public display and in international traveling science exhibits.