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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.
Like all sea-going ship carpenters, and more especially those belonging to whaling vessels, he was, to a certain off-handed, practical extent, alike experienced in numerous trades and callings collateral to his own; the carpenter's pursuit being the ancient and outbranching trunk of all those numerous handicrafts which more or less have to do with wood as an auxiliary material.
The nurseries for children of ordinary gentlemen, merchants, traders, and handicrafts, are managed proportionably after the same manner; only those designed for trades are put out apprentices at eleven years old, whereas those of persons of quality continue in their exercises till fifteen, which answers to twenty-one with us: but the confinement is gradually lessened for the last three years.
Handicrafts were taught in the days of slavery on most well-managed plantations.
Gradually, too, the priests lost their hold even on the plays themselves; skilful actors from among the laymen began to take many of the parts; and at last in some towns the trade-guilds, or unions of the various handicrafts, which had secured control of the town governments, assumed entire charge.
Our trade, handicrafts, and agriculture so far only supplied the needs of the district," the doctor went on.
In the honour given to rulers, in the abstinence of the warrior class from agriculture, handicrafts, and trade in general, in the institution of common meals, and in the attention paid to gymnastics and military training--in all these respects this State will resemble the former.
There is little call for handicrafts in this region," returned the other, examining the athletic and active form of the youth, as he leaned carelessly and not ungracefully, on his rifle; "the art of taking the creatur's of God, in traps and nets, is one that needs more cunning than manhood; and yet am I brought to practise it, in my age
Despite this, they have participated in international handicraft displays in Germany, like the Messe Frankfurt exhibition.
Oujda - The particular interest granted by HM King Mohammed VI to the sector of handicraft and his will to make of this activity an engine of economic and social development, was reflected Thursday in Oujda when HM the King dedicated a center for vocational training in handicraft and launched the building of a handicraft integrated compound.
He said the show would enable locals to introduce their handicraft skills to the world, hinting at similar events in future to restore the historical identity of Ghazni City, currently serving as the Asian capital of Islamic culture.
The event will feature two activities -- a demonstration of Thai handicraft and cultural performances.