Usage examples for employ

  1. We should employ such terms as these: In future I shall always know well in advance when a fit is coming on. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  2. Employ others to do what you can't do, and it must be done; but never to do anything you can do better for yourselves! – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  3. But I no longer employ the large force which I needed at first. – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss
  4. If you do so merely to employ yourself, it must be that the wolf of despair is at your being's door. – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  5. " Before telling you the means which I have thought right to employ, to detain Prince Djalma- of the success of which means I am yet uncertain- it is well that you should be acquainted with the following facts. – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  6. My name is John Wilkes, and, as that young lady will tell you, I am in the employ of her father. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  7. I have some hours to spare, and mean to employ them in trying to find speech with Mademoiselle Lange. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  8. Miss B. C. feels so persuaded that some mode of treatment could be found to alleviate, if not to save life, that she has determined to employ a medical gentleman, who kindly offers his services, and to take also the advice of a good cow or veterinary surgeon, and to try the effects of various remedies in some of the cowsheds where persons will be glad to let such experiments be tried; and it is also her intention to ask the Privy Council to allow one of the Government Inspectors to assist and report upon the cases. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  9. She had had money, freedom, and ambition, and somehow, through ignorance or through lack of imagination or opportunity, had been unable to employ them. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  10. But I had better keep him in my employ during the few months we still remain in this land, as I can watch over him, and guard against his influence better than if he were beyond my control. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  11. I can leave your employ, Don Andres, at any moment. – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  12. It was she who had got Gavard to employ him. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  13. The general aim I should have in view would be to give people some idea of the world they were living in, and try to interest them in the part they were going to play; and I should try to teach them how to employ their leisure. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. I would make it a standing rule, that no person, great or little, should be the better for the public money, who would grudge to employ it for the public service. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick