Usage examples for employment

  1. Would you give him employment Uncle Seth? – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  2. 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
  3. In South America such employment has been offered to a number of Augustinians. – The Friars in the Philippines by Ambrose Coleman
  4. Many, who cannot find employment in Europe, accordingly come here. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. 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
  6. To be very plain, I need employment and I ask you to give it me. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  7. Poverty and rank together have made me wretched- have left me without employment without society, and without love. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  8. " It is evident," he went on, " that he would not have had the opportunity of building the dam unless you had nursed him back to health and taken him into your employment – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  9. 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
  10. The right's on your side, for a man has a right to change his employment hasn't he? – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  11. You may even keep your lodgings for the present; but you will be watched, I need not tell you, very closely indeed: and you must expect no more employment for a while." – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. 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
  13. He advised me to look out for another opportunity of meeting her, and said that for the future she would always tell me to approach whenever she saw me, and that if I wanted some employment she might possible do something for me. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. If the highest employment is not to be found in our avocations, let us seek it in our leisure. – The Jericho Road by W. Bion Adkins
  15. There would be some employment found for me with the Royal troops. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  16. 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
  17. He had, probably, been applied to by Napoleon in his recent pursuit of employment – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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