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Usage examples for employment

  1. He had, probably, been applied to by Napoleon in his recent pursuit of employment. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  2. To be very plain, I need employment, and I ask you to give it me. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  3. Poverty and rank together have made me wretched- have left me without employment, without society, and without love. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  4. In South America such employment has been offered to a number of Augustinians. – The Friars in the Philippines by Ambrose Coleman
  5. In thirty- eight of the fifty- four asylums visited during the past year, there was no record whatever of its employment. – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  6. She thought that she would wait, and see first the result of the day's search for other employment. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  7. There would be some employment found for me with the Royal troops. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  8. The right's on your side, for a man has a right to change his employment, hasn't he? – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  9. Of these none has perhaps a greater bearing on the construction of the " lyrical drama" of the future than the employment of leit- motiven, or representative themes. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  10. A nonsense question in these times, when you know that every master has many good workmen to whom he cannot give full employment. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  11. My Ideas with respect to it I assure you are very low- and I would write the subject thoroughly again- but I am tired of it and think the time would be better spent in writing a new Romance which I have in my eye for next summer- Rome was not built in a Day- and all the good I expect from my employment this summer is the fruit of Experience which I hope to gather in my next Poem. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  12. Many, who cannot find employment in Europe, accordingly come here. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. His cloth mill gives employment to half the village. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  14. I do not think that the Great little Man ever recovered from this outrage to his personal attire, for to the very end of his modish days, he would wear a coat cut an inch or two lower than was readily allowed by the least conservative tailor in his employment. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  15. Another thing very necessary to the pursuit of success is the proper employment of waiting moments. – What You Can Do With Your Will Power by Russell H. Conwell
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