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I cannot employ you without a character," said Miss Wilson, amused by his scrap of Euclid, and wondering where he had picked it up.
Clemency is a royal virtue; employ it, and you will find that you derive advantage therein.
Even if people employ actual violence, they are not to be violent in turn.
One," he said coolly, "is that Mademoiselle Violet employs no more amateur assassins to make clumsy attempts upon my life.
That will tell you who employs me at the Museum, and what my work is," she said.
I would fain know, fair lady, how all things are at Twynham Castle, and above all how my sweet lady employs herself.
The company employs very efficient lawyers, you know.
He employs a Mediator, whose Proceedings are crowned with unexpected Success, excepting in one solitary Particular
which King James employs, has received the name of 'rime royal.
His tenants have thriven so well that each of them owns at least a hundred acres, three hundred sheep, twenty cows, ten oxen, and five horses, and employs more than twenty persons.
The mode of founding a college is, commonly, to get up a subscription of dollars and cents, and then, following blindly the principles of a division of labor to its extreme -- a principle which should never be followed but with circumspection -- to call in a contractor who makes this a subject of speculation, and he employs Irishmen or other operatives actually to lay the foundations, while the students that are to be are said to be fitting themselves for it; and for these oversights successive generations have to pay.
every time the murderer comes to the chateau, Monsieur Darzac, by a strange fatality, absents himself and refuses to give any account of how he employs his time.