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It was partly to this vague fear that Marner was indebted for protecting him from the persecution that his singularities might have drawn upon him, but still more to the fact that, the old linen-weaver in the neighbouring parish of Tarley being dead, his handicraft made him a highly welcome settler to the richer housewives of the district, and even to the more provident cottagers, who had their little stock of yarn at the year's end.
Her young husband was as happy as she; for he was doing his whole duty, he worked early and late at his handicraft, his bread was honest bread well and fairly earned, he was prospering, he was furnishing shelter and sustenance to his family, he was adding his mite to the wealth of the nation.
There were suggestions of familiar lines of the handicraft of man.
It would delight the dear woman to teach you all her delicate handicraft, especially button-holes, for I believe that is where young ladies fail; at least, I've heard them say so.
But there was also about him an indescribable air which no mechanic could have acquired in the practice of his handicraft however dishonestly exercised: the air common to men who live on the vices, the follies, or the baser fears of mankind; the air of moral nihilism common to keepers of gambling hells and disorderly houses; to private detectives and inquiry agents; to drink sellers and, I should say, to the sellers of invigorating electric belts and to the inventors of patent medicines.
He was dressed in decent black, a little rusty, and had the appearance of a sagacious master in some handicraft.
Ham was a boat-builder in these days, having improved a natural ingenuity in that handicraft, until he had become a skilled workman.
There were various other samples of his handicraft, besides Dolls, in Caleb Plummer's room.
Muscat: The Sultanate will host a three-day International handicrafts exhibition from March 1 to 3, 2018, at Qurum Park.
28 (BNA): As part of its ongoing efforts to preserve Bahrain's handicrafts for future generations, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), represented by the Handicrafts Directorate, last Thursday distributed certificates to its raku pottery training workshop participants at Al Jasrah Handicrafts Centre.
Jamilla EL MOSSALLI, Secretary of State for Handicrafts and Social Economy of the Kingdom of Morocco.
As part of its ongoing efforts to preserve Bahrain's handicrafts and traditional industries for future generations and to promote local artisan goods, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), represented by the Handicrafts Directorate, launched the Raku Pottery training workshop which will run until the 25 th of January 2018 at Al Jasrah Handicrafts Centre.